We are excited to share our passion for health of mind, body, and spirit through the uplifting and redemptive work of health ministries. We provide a range of resources and programs, seeking to address the needs of each community. We are located in Hamburg, PA and serve the churches and organizations of the Pennsylvania Conference and beyond. You can be sure to find support and resources in the areas of physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual health.

Why Use Health Ministries as a Part of Your Church’s Cycle of Evangelism

Wholistic Health

Empowering fitness for eternity through promotion of a balanced life that integrates body, mind and spirit.

Giving People a Sense of Worth

Recognizing the value and dignity of every person as one created in the image of God and for whom Christ gave His life to redeem.

Community Collaboration

Inviting and affirming individuals and community organizations from a broad spectrum of backgrounds to collaborate with us in wellness outreach that extends the healing ministry of Christ.

Inclusive Service

Embracing service to people of every religion, ethnicity, culture, gender, and socio-economic status within our community.

Stewardship of Resources

Honoring the sacred trust of our God, constituents, community, and those we serve through the judicious use of our time, talent, human, and financial resources.

Revealing Christ

Showing through every word and action, Christ as the Way, the Truth, and the Life.

Meet Our Team

Dr Erwin Hein

Dr. Erwin Hein

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Dr. Erwin Hein, a physical therapist and experienced health educator, is passionate about a healthy lifestyle and enthusiastic about sharing health promotion messages with others. Dr. Hein, who holds a PhD in Public Health and a master's degree in education, served for more than 10 years as a college professor at Universidad Adventista del Plata in his home country of Argentina. He is married to Nadia, and he enjoys sports and nature.

Cari Haus

Cari Haus

CORPORATE TREASURER

Cari Haus graduated with a B.B.A. in Accounting from Andrews University in 1982 and became a C.P.A. in 1984. From 2015 through 2021, Cari served as an auditor for the Michigan Conference. Prior to that her career journey took her on a number of multi-year stops, including Project Manager for Nedley Publishing and Director of Student Industries for Great Lakes Adventist Academy. In addition to being an accountant and writer, Cari is a wife, Mom, and dedicated “Grandma.”

Lynette Duman

Lynette Duman

OFFICE & PROGRAM ASSISTANT

Lynette’s organizational skills keeps the office and staff running smoothly. She has been at AWHN for close to 20 years. She enjoys reading, camping and visiting her grand kids!