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This organization provides resources and support for congregations starting a new health ministry or looking to support community health.


conversation partner regarding health and faith, tools for community wellbeing, community-based asset mapping

Best For

clergy and lay leaders


varies by service

Suggested Uses

  • Visit the website to learn more about the connection between faith and community health and share these insights with your congregation.
  • Receive support and guidance for your congregation's health ministry.

About the Contributor

Tim Shapiro

Tim Shapiro is the Indianapolis Center’s president. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. For 14 years, Tim served Westminster Presbyterian Church in Xenia, Ohio. Prior to his pastorate at Westminster, he was pastor of Bethlehem Presbyterian Church in Logansport, Indiana. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation LearnsAfter his extensive work on the Center’s Sacred Space initiative, Tim co-authored the book Holy Places: Matching Sacred Space with Mission and MessageHe has also authored several articles, including Applying Positive Deviance and The Congregation of Theological Coherence.

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