We are a team of professional and interested health care advocates and leaders whose goal is to challenge and assist the congregation and surrounding community in achieving better health through education, fitness, physical screenings, mental well-being, spiritual support, and resources using a holistic approach. We believe that the body is the “temple of God” and must be honored as such.
A collection of exercise activities lead by licensed fitness coaches and instructors throughout the week; class schedules and fees are managed by the individual instructors. Classes include; Yoga for Me, Saturday Morning Bootcamp, Zumba and Walk Team. Contact class instructors and please bring water and towel to all fitness classes. Click the link below to see the exercise schedule!
A committed group of health professionals and lay advocates who offer support and assistance in developing new health initiatives for the congregation. They also provide manpower for all health education and screening activities such as symposiums, regular blood pressure screenings and blood drives.
Start your day with eggs instead of pastry
Eggs (whole or whites only) are a good protein source that helps keep you full throughout the morning with less calories and more nutrition. Pastry only adds wasted calories, mounds of sugar, and very little nutrition. Sweets are short-term energy boosters with a severe backlash, leaving you very hungry. The switch will also help you lose weight. If you must have something sweet – opt for whole fruit and chopped nuts with yogurt. Watch out for those high sugar and calorie counts on high protein breakfast bars.
The major contact for all health ministry services providing education, health screening, counseling, care coordination, community liaison services between local health and faith organizations, development of support groups and referral resources as needed.
Are ongoing and intermittent depending on the needs of the group. Current active groups include prostate and breast cancer groups, contacts for multiple sclerosis and community weight loss groups.