People heal in many ways. Below are some resources —

Healing through Workshops

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Jesus authorizes believers to heal the sick.  Every believer has a measure of healing power. Use it.             https://plus.google.com/102125760746467449169

Healing Workshop offered   by Anglican priest William DeArteaga:  “Every Believer a Healing Evangelist”    William DeArteaga, who has authorized  the re-publishing of any of his works on Monterey Bay Forum,  writes:

“This workshop aims at motivating and equipping every born-again Believer to appropriate his/her authority in Christ as a healing and evangelical agent for the Kingdom of God. The key scripture is Luke 10:8-9 where it is clear that healing is a doorway to proclaiming the Gospel.

Luke 10:8-9 New International Version (NIV)

“When you enter a town and are welcomed, eat what is offered to you.  Heal the sick who are there and tell them, “The kingdom of God has come near to you.”

The sad situation is that most churches, including Pentecostal and charismatic congregations, limit the healing ministry to trained intercessors. This is somewhat effective, but it also obscures the authority and healing ability of many lay persons.

This workshop aims as demonstrating that every Believer in Jesus Christ has a measure of healing power, and some even extraordinary anointing in this ministry. It is a supplement, not a replacement to trained intercessors who may have advanced training in inner healing and deliverance ministries.

The course is based on the pioneer work of Charles and Francis Hunter, a Pentecostal couple who in the 1980s made popular the biblical fact that

in the New Testament there are no petition prayers for healing. All healing prayer is done in the command mode.

Sequence of teachings and exercises:

The first segment:  We go over the biblical basis for command healing and also discusses the “energies of God” for healing that are transmitted via the laying on of hands. The participants are  divided into prayer groups of three or four for the workshop exercises.

Exercise # 1:

The prayer groups practice and experience the distinction of praying in petition for healing and then praying in command by each one praying for a sickness or medical condition of the others in the group, or a proxy person.

The second segment:  This teaches about the energies of God as transmitted via the believer’s hands, and modeled on Luke 5:12-14, where touch and command are employed at the same time.

This section shows that healing prayer must often be repeated as in Mark 8: 23-25.  Also 1 Cor 12: 9 defines the gifts (plural) of healing and different persons have different anointing for various illness or situations. Thus repeated prayers over one person expose that person to various levels of anointing and persevering prayer which is the key to battling serious disease.”

The above is a small section concerning Healing Workshops currently available with Anglican priest William DeArteaga.    For more information about the excercises and how to contact him go to;      https://plus.google.com/102125760746467449169


Healing through Books and Words: 

5:30 – 6:00 PM  Fridays,   Evening Prayer at  The Episcopal Church of St. John, 125 Canterbury Drive,  Aptos,  (831)  707-2278.     Join others with  Alliee DeArmond.   Music.  Prayer.  Hear the Word discussed.

During February 2017 various Orders are discussed, i.e., OSL Healing Ministries started by an Anglican priest and his wife, John and Ethel Banks.

The Word

Healing through Books

 Alliee DeArmond  writes a column In the Spirit  published in the  Santa Cruz Sentinel.  

A link to a recent column:    


  For the last 21 years, Alliee has operated  The Word Shop, 246-A Center St., Aptos,CA    

 831 688-6607  


The Word Shop  – a  cozy store by the sea featuring Christ centered, gently  used books.  Staffed by volunteers from various local churches.

Come for coffee, conversation and browse the shelves.  Mon.  Wed.  Fri.  10 – 3:00     Tues.  Thurs.  12- 6:00     Some Sunday Afternoons  

If you are looking for a book… email and ask, “Do you have …?    adbooks@aol.com

Evening afternoon prayers for healing are also held at St. John’s on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.    

Healing through Needle Craft:


Healing through Needle Craft

 Wednesdays, 12 noon – 2 pm.  Weekly meetings on Wednesdays  for those who sew, knit, and quilt  accompanied with prayers for healing. Bring food to share for pot luck lunch.  Meet other needle crafters.  

Needle crafters meet every Wednesday from 12 noon – 2 PM   in the  kitchen area of St. Josephs Catholic Church, Capitola, CA    

St. Josephs is located at 435 Monterey Ave, Capitola, CA 95010.  

For  more information about needle crafters,  contact Robin  Goodwin  rrgoodwin@hotmail.com   

Healing through Gardening:

Aptos Community Garden     Yes — you may heal through gardening.   Some garden plots are still  available at the Garden.  Plots are rented for a year based on the size of the plot. Some people share a plot.  


Healing through Gardening

 Call (831) 688-5727 extension 2   and leave a message that you are interested in a garden plot.  The garden is  an Outreach of Christ Lutheran Church.  

For Aptos Community Garden,   See pictures on Twitter!    

Get a Twitter account and in  the Search bar type  #AptosCommunityGarden  

Healing through Thrift Store Giving:   

St. John’s Helpful Shop, 101 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA 95010  831 475-0957   Mon. – Sat. 10:00 am – 5 pm   Sunday 12:00 – 5 pm.  On Facebook. More volunteers are  welcome!

St. John's Helpful Shop volunteers

St. John’s Helpful Shop volunteers

St John’s Helpful Shop, an Outreach of St. John’s Episcopal Church.   St. John’s provides to the community very low cost  clothing, house hold goods and more.

Church members and  community members  give the  items  and  also staff the shop.    The church is located at 125 Cantebury Drive, Seacliff (Aptos), CA  95003   sjseacliff@gmail.com website: sjlife.org  phone 831 708-2278

Healing occurs in many ways ….  More ways to heal are listed below:  


Healing through Back Packing:


Healing through Back Packing

Some people including Dale Sollom-Brotherton of Christ Lutheran Church Aptos, CA  heal though back packing.

Back packing simplifies life.  You take with you your house. Your wardrobe.  Your food.   You leave behind TV and  electronics.  You can enjoy who you meet along the way.  Yes,  you may get a little smelly, but so what.


healing through Back Packing



Posts related to Healing are listed on Monterey Bay Forum  under  various categories, e.g.,

Healing, Health and Spiritual.

 Healing through local  northern CA medical  resources:  

UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA:   https://www.google.com/webhp?source=search_app#q=ucsf+medical+center&safe=active

Stanford Hospital, Palo Alto, CA:    http://stanfordhospital.org/

Dominican Hospital, Santa Cruz, CA:  http://www.dominicanhospital.org/index.htm

Watsonville Community Hospital, Watsonville, CA   http://www.watsonvillehospital.com





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