About The Health Ministry
I am come that they might have life and that they might have it more abundantly (John 10:10).
The purpose of the Health Ministry is to help cultivate healthy lifestyles, in order for our congregation to experience abundant living.
The mission of the Health Ministry is to generate and increase awareness by offering education on health topics that are prevalent in our congregation and offer preventive measures for improving and maintaining healthy lifestyles.
The vision of the Health Ministry is to engage and empower our congregation to maintain good health and to understand the importance of proper diet and exercise, health education and prayer.
About 1 in 8 women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime.
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death related to cancer among women. The death rate for African American women between the ages of 35-44 is nearly double the rate found among White women of the same age group (16.3-African American vs. 8.8-white females).
There is a significant need for more education and increased screenings and tests for breast cancer among at-risk female populations.
The most dangerous thing about stress is how easily it can creep up on you. You get used to it. It starts to feel familiar, even normal. You don’t notice how much it’s affecting you, even as it takes a heavy toll. That’s why it is essential to be aware of the common warning signs and symptoms of stress overload...