+ because our God is worthy of ALL our praises.
+ because, in His presence, there is healing, freedom, joy and peace.
+ because Jesus promised to be there when we gather together.
+ because we desire to bear one another's burdens.
+ because our God hears our prayers and promises to answer them.
+ because when we pray for one another we will be healed.
CMDA Greater NYC Chapter (Tristate– NYC, Westchester, Rockland, LI, Northern NJ, Southern CT) was formed in 2000 to fulfill CMDA’s vision of “Transformed doctors transforming the world” in the Metro New York City Area, and later “Strengthening Christian doctors and dentists to fulfill their God-given calling.”
We gather in person and online for fellowship, prayer, Bible study, and medical missions according to Hebrews 10:23-25 - "Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near."
The Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA) exist to glorify God—by educating, encouraging, and equipping Christian healthcare professionals and students:
We strive to fulfill our mission by our commitment to be:
CMDA Greater NYC, a local ministry group chapter of the national Christian Medical & Dental Associations, is a growing community of health professionals and students dedicated to glorifying God and transforming lives through the love of Christ. We serve healthcare professionals at every career level and in every specialty throughout New York City, Long Island, Westchester and Rockland, northern New Jersey, and southern Connecticut.
Although our meetings are open to everyone, we require our leaders at all levels to agree with the essentials of the Christian faith as outlined in the CMDA Doctrinal Statement. While we all hold to other particular beliefs as taught in our various denominations, these are the core beliefs common to Christians as taught in the Bible: