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: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.” 1 Corinthians 13:4-5

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 Poison Prevention Week (March 17- 23) Remember to secure your medications and chemicals out of the reach of children and pets. Poison Control Hotline is 1-800-222-1222

Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness (March 26)

American Diabetes Alert Day (March 26) Become aware of your status. Visit this link for more information from the American Diabetes Association.

http://www.diabetes.org/are-you-at-risk/alert-day/

Don’t forget to save a life this month by donating blood March 31, 2019 from 11am- 2:00pm.

 

Medical Aide Ministry Staff:
Chair: Phyllis McMillan
Vice-Chair: Roslyn Jett-Mitchell
Secretary: Ronke Oluwoye