May 23, 2019

Health and Wellness Ministry


The Health Ministry/Visitation Team is composed of health professionals and laypersons. Meetings are held quarterly; 1st Monday, 6:30 PM: February, May, August, November.

Coordinator: Justine Cesari  Parish Nurse

Mission Statement.

The mission of the Health Ministry/Visitation Team is to encourage health and wellness in body, mind and spirit through health education and through outreach to the homebound. This ministry team functions under the umbrella of Social Ministry Committee.

Health and Wellness Ministry

Purpose: Assist individuals and families to become more responsible for improving their own health.

Responsibilities: Health Programming: Blood Pressure screening and health information before and after Sunday worship services upon request; Health information in Newsletter, bulletin board, handouts in narthex; Offer and support events/programs that promote wellness in body, mind and spirit (exercise, nutrition, grief, etc.); maintain emergency equipment and CPR/AED certifications.

Visitation Ministry

Purpose: Provide spiritual support and encouragement to the homebound members of the church community through visitation, transportation, Lay Eucharistic ministry, and Telecare and Card ministries.

Responsibilities: Visitation, transportation, and Lay Eucharistic Ministry services to the homebound. Telecare and Card ministries.
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