Health and Wellness
The Goal of the Health and Wellness Committee is to provide information to the members of Calvary Church that will promote personal health and well-being. To accomplish its goal, this ministry:
- Provides information regarding healthy lifestyles,
- Provides access to informational resources via guest speakers,
- Provides Free-of-Charge blood pressure monitoring,
- Brings awareness of and details of developments in health-related Research and Treatment options,
- Advances understanding of Health and Wellness through discussions and research,
- Listens to feedback and requests regarding areas of concern relating to health and wellness,
- Is available to the Church and community to provide services regarding mental and physical health.
The Parish Nurse serves as the focal point for the Health and Wellness Program. Our Parish Nurse is Carol Zielomski; she can be contacted at 598-2936.
Carol can help with questions regarding medications or medical needs including vaccinations, nutrition, insurance, obtaining medical services and payment for medical services. If you need other medical information or want to talk over physical or emotionally personal situations, she is available to listen and provide help--please contact her.
The Health and Wellness Committee updates a bulletin board regularly that addresses topics of interest for better and healthier living. You are invited to check it out for interesting and thought provoking information. Look for it near the Fireside Area.
On February 18th, the Health and Wellness Commitee will sponsor a video presentation of the highly acclaimed "Voices of Grief: Honoring the Sacred Journey". The approximately 40 minute documentary video provides information and assistance to individuals and groups who are faced with navigating the difficult grief process. The video contains wisdom from authors, grief experts, and spiritual teachers, and presents personal stories of compassion and connection. Following the video presentation, the Executive Producer of the video, Kathy Sparnins, will provide additional information through a lecture and discussion period. The presentation will begin by 12:30 (following the second service). A light lunch will be provided prior to the video presentation.
April 29th--Taekwondo Grand Master Sterling Chase will present information on "Self Defense for Emergency Situations".
August 26th--Improve your dietary choices and knowledge. Learn from a Registered Dietitian.
Blood Pressure Screenings are conducted the third Sunday of every month between the two Sunday services and on Wednesdays at the Prime Timers Luncheons.
The Women's Cancer Support Group meets the fourth Wednesday of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 PM.