Health & Wellness
The members of the Health and Wellness ministry team focus on bringing to the church and community healthful lifestyle improvement programs founded on the life-changing power of Jesus Christ.
Health and Wellness is the gospel of Christ illustrated, the message of God practiced.
“Whether therefore you eat, or drink, or whatsoever you do, do all to the glory of God.” 1 Cor. 10:31
Throughout the year biblical wellness programs are offered such as CHIP and BEST WEIGH, promoting a vibrant lifestyle that brings mental, physical and social wellness to the glory of God.
Additional resources: http://www.uccsda.org/health
Best Weigh is a weight management program designed to help individuals lose weight permanently. Best Weigh is a high value but low cost program requiring commitment and as little as $20 for the entire ten week program! Week-by-week your food choices and portions become more healthful. Best Weigh is like a short post-graduate course in nutrition. Topics covered include: fats, trans fats, cholesterol, sugars and other simple carbohydrates, complex carbohydrates and fiber, fruits and vegetables, protein foods, food supplements, and reading nutrition labels.
The next Best Weigh program will be held on Monday eveings, 7 - 8 pm, January 30 - April 3, 2017, in the Fellowship Hall.
... an acronym for Complete Health Improvement Program, is an affordable, 4-week lifestyle enrichment program designed to reduce disease risk factors through the adoption of better health habits and appropriate lifestyle modifications. The goal is to lower blood cholesterol, hypertension, and blood sugar levels and reduce excess weight. This is done by improving dietary choices, enhancing daily exercise, increasing support systems and decreasing stress, thus aiding in preventing and reversing disease. For more info: http://www.chiphealth.com/About-CHIP/about-chip/