Carolinas Health Ministry Partnership

We look forward to seeing you at the Annual Conference!
If you use Paypal, please email or mail information form from brochure to
Carolinas Health Ministry Partnership
c/o Debbie Garwood, Treasurer
Cone Health Congregational Nurse Program
612 Pasteur Drive
Suite 306
Greensboro, NC 27403

Save the Date!!!


  Carolinas Health Ministry Partnership

2019 Fall Conference

November 3-5, 2019

 Please Join Us at Kanuga Conference Center
in Hendersonville, NC

Conference registration can be found below
CHMP 2019 Conference & Membership
Annual Membership Fee Only

Chairman of Education Team

Wanda Clary, MSN,RN  is a  masters prepared registered nurse with a post graduate certificate in nursing education. She is the Nurse Planner for educational offerings and serves Lincoln and Gaston Counties as the Faith Community Health Ministry Coordinator with Atrium Health .

The Reverend Brenda Lynn Kneece

Brenda is the Executive Minister of the South Carolina Christian action Council. The Council is South Carolina’s only statewide ecumenical agency--a partnership of 19 state or regional bodies representing 14 Christian denominations. The Council promotes Christian unity and harmony in the Inter-religious world and advocates in public policy for the common good. Brenda is in her 20th year with the Council.

Brenda also serves Belmont Baptist Church in Columbia, SC, as pastor. Belmont is a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship affiliate and member of the Columbia Metro Baptist Association of the Southern Baptist Convention. Brenda was ordained by her home church, Bethel Baptist, in Monetta, SC, in 1977. She has been in Christian ministry since 1973.

Brenda is a graduate of the Non-Profit Leadership Institute of Francis Marion University, the Executive Institute of the SC Budget and Control Board, and the Gallup Leadership Institute, Nebraska. She earned the Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina during which she completed the basic unit of Clinical Pastoral Education at Baptist Hospital, Columbia, SC. She did graduate work in Spiritual Formation at Southeastern Seminary and in Education at North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC. Her undergraduate degree in Education was earned at Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC.

Dr. Iwana Guess Ridgill

Iwana is an adjunct faculty member in the Corporate and Continuing Education division at Midlands Technical College in Columbia, SC.   She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the Honors College of the University of South Carolina (B.A. English, magna cum laude; M.Ed. Student Personnel Services, Ph.D. Counselor Education), and conducts staff and management development training programs for businesses and organizations in the public and private sectors.

She has presented hundreds of programs to professional and civic groups and associations and speaks often on motivational and job-related topics such as customer service, dealing with difficult co-workers, conflict resolution, and projecting professionalism in the workplace.  Her clients include state and federal agencies (SC Dep't. of Public Safety, Dep't of Transportation, Dep't. of Corrections, DHEC, Budget and Control Board; US Department of Justice, Civilian Personnel Office, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, University of South Carolina are a few examples), technical and community colleges throughout the country, medical associations and hospitals, and various businesses, industries and service organizations. She is oft-requested keynote and workshop presenter at state and national conferences and professional meetings. She especially enjoys topics related to motivation on the job and employee and leadership development. She has been chosen adjunct faculty member of the year three times during her tenure at Midlands TEC.

If you use Paypal, please send form information to
or mail to
Carolinas Health Ministry Partnership
c/o Debbie Garwood
Cone Health Congregational Nurse Program
 612 Pasteur Drive Suite 306
Greensboro, NC 27403