Minneapolis First Seventh-day Adventist Church

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2012 - 2013 Archive

Objectives for 2012-2013 church calendar year:

Health Promotion - Keeping church members aware of the importance of health, and educating new members on the significance of health and temperance is one of the major responsibilities of the Health and Temperance Ministry.

Programs/activities include:

  • Organize Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and/or first aid training for interested church or community members
  • Facilitate health promotion/disease prevention activities for youth groups (e.g. Pathfinders & Adventurers)
  • Support nutrition, fitness, social, spiritual activities in collaboration with other ministries in the church
  • Organize church members’ participation in the city’s annual breast cancer walk at Mall of America
  • Bi-Weekly Health Spotlights during church (1st & 3rd Saturday of the month)
Program Development - Coordinate the planning and organization of health screening and health seminars for our community.

Proposed programs/activities include:
  • Help train interested church members to become community health workers
  • Provide health screenings for high blood pressure (BP), body mass index (BMI)
  • Organize an annual health expo for the community
  • Coordinate resources for smoking cessation and other health goals

Health Spotlight Themes: