Bread Of Healing Clinic

Barbara A. Horner-Ibler, M.D., Medical Director

Cross Lutheran Church
1821 N. 16th Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53205



Ecclesiastes 11:1. Cast your bread upon the waters, for you will find it after many days.

Maya Angelou writes further: When we cast our bread upon the waters, we can presume that someone downstream, whose face we may never see, will benefit from our actions, even as we enjoy the fruits sent to us from a donor upstream, whose face we have never seen.


The Bread of Healing Clinic began as a ministry of Cross Lutheran Church, established with the support of community partners (UW-Madison Medical School, Aurora Health Care, other local churches). It continues now as a separately incorporated organization, holding clinics at three sites--Cross Lutheran Church (5 half days/week), the Florist Avenue Lutheran Church (Monday afternoons and evenings, Wednesday evenings) and Eastbrook Church (Monday afternoons, soon--all day Thursdays, and the third Saturday each month).

Our purpose is to

We believe that health is

God calls us to healing in every arena of human life, and we seek to respond to that call in this ministry.


Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Diabetic Educators,    Resident Physicians, Medical Students, Medical Assistants,    Medication Sorters,    Construction Crews,    Board of Directors.    Pharmacists.  Data Entry technicians.  

Total In-Kind Volunteer Contributions: Over $700,000/year