“I have come that they may have life and have it abundantly.” John 10:10
Health Ministries Team
This team coordinates and supports the programs and offerings related to health and wellness here at MPUMC. They meet several times a year. If you’d like to find out more about the Health Ministries Team, please contact Lauren Smith, Parish Nurse, at 704-295-4836 or LSmith@mpumc.org.
A team of 6 or more volunteers responding to the needs of a congregation member and/or family experiencing health issues or crisis. For information, or to get connected, contact Lauren Smith, Parish Nurse, at 704-295-4836 or Lsmith@mpumc.org. View Care Team brochure here.
New Parent Visitation
We offer support and encouragement to families as they experience an addition to their family. Help make a caring connection, deliver a casserole, and encourage our families. For more information about serving in this ministry, contact Liza Zopp at email@example.com.
Health Room Outreach
Health Ministries Equipment Closet: Wheelchairs, walkers and other gently-used medical equipment items are available to loan to those experiencing a need for the equipment. Contact Lauren Smith, Parish Nurse, at 704-295-4836 or LSmith@mpumc.org.
Blood drives, in partnership with the Red Cross, are held at MPUMC twice a year. Consider donating blood – the Gift of Life. Volunteers are needed to assist with blood drive sign-ups, donor engagement, and assistance on blood drive dates. For questions or to assist, please contact Debbie White at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marie G. Davis School Health Room
Twice during the school year, we provide additional supplies to the school nurse at Marie G. Davis to care for the health needs of the children at the school. If interested in assisting, contact Jean Cannon at email@example.com or Barbara Crum at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Functional Fitness Class for those over age 60:
Functional Fitness for Active Aging: Enjoy a 60-minute workout tailored specifically to the needs of older adults! This group exercise class is designed and led by a licensed physical therapist, and will show you how to exercise safely and to gain maximum benefit. It is suited for everyone regardless of your current fitness level. Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Cost is $6 per class. For more information, contact Suzi Rosen at email@example.com.
Yoga and Prayer:
Yoga + Prayer: Gentle Yoga and deep stretch sessions are offered weekly, as we join movement and faith. All ages and abilities welcome. A $5 donation is suggested.
Mondays – 12pm – Gentle Yoga
Thursdays – 9:30am – Gentle Yoga
Sundays – 6:30pm – Deep Stretch