Health Ministry

Health Ministry

HEALTH MINISTRY

GOALS

To create an environment which supports holistic health principles involving physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well being

OBJECTIVE

Promote “SHALOM”, peace, health, and wholeness through principles of healthy living

 VISION

 Develop a comprehensive St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church Health and Wellness Center that incorporates: Physical activities, nutrition education, health promotion, and disease prevention

ACTION ITEMS

  • Provide health related activities including: health education, preventive screenings, and referrals to health related resources as needed
  • Publish health related articles in the St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church weekly Sunday parish bulletin
  • Organize and implement community health fairs for the St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church parish and the West End community

PARTICIPATION IN THE FOLLOWING ANNUAL ACTIVITIES:

  • National Women’s Health Month
  • “Worship in Pink”, National Breast Health Month
  • “Red Dress Day”, American Heart Association
  • Partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine, first year medical students
  • Fruit and Vegetable market to encourage healthy cooking and eating
  • Healthy cooking demonstrations

 

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