3031 Long Hollow Pike
Hendersonville, TN 37075
8:00, 9:30, and 11:15am
1200 Hartsville Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066
8:15, 9:45, and 11:15 a.m.
Siloam Health – Nashville Neighbors
- Type of Opportunity: Local Outreach, Refugees, Trainings
- Contact: Kim Zimmerman
Siloam Health has launched a new initiative that invites Life Groups to walk alongside a newly-arrived refugee family to help them transition into life in the U.S., called “Nashville Neighbors.” This initiative allows volunteers to help a new family adjust and address many of the challenges of living in a new country while also having the opportunity to develop relationships with their refugee family.
Life Groups commit to walking with a family for six months, with members rotating to meet with the family twice a month during that time. The group assists the family with a health literacy curriculum, helping them understand topics like when to call 911, going to the doctor vs. going to a pharmacy, basic nutrition, pedestrian safety, etc. This gives volunteers a great opportunity to learn the family’s story, develop a friendship, share the Gospel and show Christ’s love to them.