Health Activities


Mind, Body, and Spirit Programs

Upcoming programs are also announced in our
Sunday Morning Tide bulletins and Monthly Tidings Newsletters.

Exercise Class Continues
Exercise classes are held on Wednesday’s from 10:30 -11:30 A.M. in the West room. No class July 3 or 4 due to the holiday. We will meet on July 11 on Thursday due to the holiday. Our instructor Delissa Hampton is there every step of the way to cheer you on to work at whatever pace you can do. All exercises can be done in a seated or standing position with or with the use of a chair, or a combination of both. We will also be meeting on the first Thursday of the month starting in August from 10:30 -11:30 A.M. A small donation of $3 to $5 is suggested, but not expected for each class you attend. Hope to see you soon. Can’t make it to class, but want to join us from home? Join us on ZOOM. You must be able to access the internet by computer, I-pad, or phone with video availability. If you would like to participate or have any questions, contact the office or Kathy Williams

CPR with AED CLASS & First-aid Class offering in late September or early October     People are needed with certification of CPR & First aid. Heartsaver, CPR with AED CLASS & First-aid Class by the American Heart Association will be offered soon. For safety reasons, we try to have at least one person in each sub-organization within our church. We never know when an emergency may occur. The class takes about 7.5 – 8 hours divided into two 4 our sessions. One on CPR the other first-aid. The certification lasts for two years. Please contact Kathy Williams or leave a message for her ASAP if you are interested.  Books need to be given out at least 2 weeks prior to the class. Please contact Kathy Williams if you are interested, but unable to attend the dates listed above. If you are already certified, it would be helpful to add you to our list.

Health/Medical Supplies Available
 If you have or need medical supplies, such as walkers, wheelchairs, please contact our parish nurse or the office.

Below are some helpful websites to visit for ideas:


Healthy Eating Plate - Harvard Health


Exercise & Fitness - Harvard Health

The Health Benefits of Tai Chi - Harvard Health Publishing - Harvard Health

Fitness Fitness basics - Mayo Clinic

Slide show: A guide to basic stretches - Mayo Clinic

Slide show: Yoga poses - Mayo Clinic

Yoga: Fight stress and find serenity - Mayo Clinic

Core exercises: Why you should strengthen your core muscles - Mayo Clinic

Slide show: Exercises to improve your core strength - Mayo Clinic-

Aerobic exercise: Top 10 reasons to get physical - Mayo Clinic


Exercise and calorie burning activity chart


Better breathing and relaxation/meditation

2 minute slow breathing exercise for relaxation - Bing video

2-Minute Powerful Breathing Exercise - Bing video

Breathing Exercises: Types and Techniques to Improve Lung Function and Reduce Stress (

Meditation - Mayo Clinic