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Faith Community Nursing, Chaplains, Clergy,  Health Promoters, Volunteers

Intentional care of the human spirit

Memberships and Plans

Scholarship For Our Members


Faith Community Nursing, Chaplains, Ministers, Healthcare and Community Volunteers serving on the frontline of community needs, bringing positive impacts to Social Determinants of Health to reduce health disparities and promote health, healing and wholeness of mind, body, and spirit.

Organized in 2002 as the Texas Chapter of the national Health Ministries Association (HMA) the Texas Health Ministries Network (THMN) was formed in 2009. In 2022 the name was changed to Health Ministries Network of Texas (HMNT). Health Ministries Network of Texas has made tremendous impact thanks to the help of members and volunteers across the State of Texas. The core of our work lies in the continuous passion and dedication we bring to the range of projects we take part in. Please join us by supporting our efforts to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.

July 2024 Foundations

The Annual International Westberg Symposium is a gathering place for education, fellowship, and information sharing for faith community nurses and others interested in spiritual care.


The 2024 Conference & Symposium is Virtual!

April 15-17, 2024


Registration is Now Open!

About Us

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This network allows Faith Community Nurse (FCN) from across the state to find each other, network, communicate, share and learn about resources, exchange ideas and enhance the ministries they serve. The FCN is a registered RN who is committed to the healing mission of the faith community they serve. This organization encourages the FCN to complete the national FCN Foundations Curriculum.  This role varies depending upon the need of the faith traditions and beliefs the FCN is serving

This network is available to anyone who wants to make a difference in the health of their community. The Health Ministries Network allows Ministers, Chaplains, Healthcare and Community Volunteers to have a place to meet, network, problem solve and find resources to assist the community for health improvement.


H: Health Counselor
E: Educator of wholistic health
A: Advocate/Resource person
L: Liaison to community services
T: Teacher of volunteers/support groups
H: Healer of Body, Mind & Spirit

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Meet Our Leadership

Meet the Team

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

This is a volunteer organization. Each officer volunteers their time to support community health, in their own area as well as at a state level. Each leader is passionate about community health and health improvements. We serve as connectors for networking, resources, innovation, and calling a need to action for needs that can arise. 

In Memoriam

Dorthy Ann Chesley
December 5th, 1933 - June 1st, 2023

What Is Faith Community Nursing?

Westberg Association is part of the FCN National Affiliation through the Spiritual Care Association (SCA). They share a website together.
SCA partners with chaplains and ministers nationally.

Westberg and SCA collaboration mirror the endeavors of Health Ministries Network of Texas

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Health Ministries Network of Texas is a 501c3 organization. Your donations will be used to support the work, resources and scholarships provided by this organization to help support those who are making an impact in our communities


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