Healthcare Christian Fellowship Nigeria (HCFN) is a national body of Christian health professionals of all disciplines. It is also comprised of members who are non-health workers from Churches who identify with HCF Vision and mission. All members work together to minister God’s love and words to the sick and health workers. HCFN belongs to Region 11 which is made up of West Africa English-speaking countries. HCFN and members of other regions are affiliated with HCF international (HCFI) which is an interdenominational and International umbrella Christian body which has members and branches existing in over 100 countries. Members of HCF worldwide work in harmony with other evangelical Christian Health ministries and churches to fulfil the great commission given by our Lord Jesus Christ in Mark 16:15, Matthew 28:18-20 in both local and global health fields through prayers, evangelism and discipleship.
The membership of HCFN and other national HCF branches world-wide in HCFI provides the following opportunities
– to share in a mature partnership with fellowships worldwide, being of mutual benefits to one another
– to stand together in proclaiming Biblical views on ethical issues
– to profit from training materials and other educational tools at reduced cost
– to demonstrate solidarity with other evangelicals in the Health Field worldwide.
✓HCF encourages Churches to form viable Hospital Visitation Teams who share God’s love with patients in the health fields.
✓ On request, HCF trains and equips Hospital Visitation Teams of various church groups on effective ministry to the sick within the health fields.
✓HCF desires to encourage Christian healthcare givers, from different Churches to serve God and be committed to patients’ total care (spirit, soul and body) as they work within the health fields.
✓ HCF Nigeria encourages Churches to set aside one Sunday every year as “Healthcare Sunday” to pray for all healthcare givers and patients all over the world.