The Medical Aid ministry promotes healthy living by focusing on the physical, emotional, social and spiritual lifestyle among members of the church. To serve as a resource, referral and educational component of our church to help our members live life to the fullest and live it more abundantly.
Open to all adult members who are medical professionals (doctors, nurses, etc.).
Scripture: “So do not fear, for I am with you: do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you: I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10
Services Provided: Nurses are available at each worship service for emergencies. Participates in health fairs to encourage good physical health practices and recognition of the overall well-being of the congregation. Promote disease prevention and health promotion in such a way that speaks to the unique needs of the congregation and the surrounding community.
National Monthly Health Observances:
National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
- Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or other dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills.
There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. If you notice any of them, don’t ignore them. Schedule an appointment with your doctor.
- Memory loss that disrupts daily life
- Challenges in planning or solving problems
- Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home, work or leisure
- Confusion with time or place
- Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships
- New problems with words in speaking and writing
- Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps
- Decreased or poor judgment
- Withdrawal from work or social activities
- Changes in mood and personality
Medical Aide Ministry Staff:
Chair: Phyllis McMillan
Vice-Chair: Roslyn Jett-Mitchell
Secretary: Ronke Oluwoye