Author: praiseGod7 (J. K. Langkans)

Mental Health
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Mental Health

Statistics for American mental health are daunting: 1 in 5 adults experience mental illness but only 41% receive help. The Bible tells us what impaired health looks like and how it is cured. Let’s discuss how you can most effectively present this information to your congregation.

GRHF Grant Workshop
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GRHF Grant Workshop

IHMC partners with Greater Rochester Health Foundation (GRHF) to host grant workshops. You’ll find that the workshops produce results because they are designed for churches. Why should you attend? Each grant workshop includes technical assistance with the application. We can suggest health programming for you based on successful strategies. What results can you anticipate? Our...

High Blood Pressure
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High Blood Pressure

A condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high. Usually hypertension is defined as blood pressure above 130/80, and is considered severe if the pressure is above 180/120. High blood pressure often has no symptoms. Over time, if untreated, it can cause health conditions, such as heart disease...

Childhood Obesity
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Childhood Obesity

A condition in which a child is significantly overweight for his or her age and height. Very common More than 3 million cases per year in the United States Medium-term: resolves within months Usually self-treatable Usually self-diagnosable Lab tests or imaging not required Childhood obesity can lead to diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. There may...

Breast Cancer
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Breast Cancer

A cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts. Common More than 200,000 cases per year in the United States Treatable by a medical professional Requires a medical diagnosis Lab tests or imaging always required Breast cancer can occur in women and rarely in men. Symptoms of breast cancer include a lump in the breast, bloody...

HEP-C
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HEP-C

An infection caused by a virus that attacks the liver and leads to inflammation. Common More than 200,000 cases per year in the United States Treatable by a medical professional Spreads easily Requires a medical diagnosis Lab tests or imaging always required The virus is spread by contact with contaminated blood, for example, from sharing needles or...

Health Ministry Projects
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Health Ministry Projects

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Zion Hill
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Zion Hill

REV. DR. RICHARD DOUGLASS, PASTOR Health Ministry Highlights SUMMARY * Participating in the Healthy Blood Pressure through Faith and a Healthy Lifestyle Project * Offers exercise classes/programs * Provides health information to the congregation (PowerPoints, inserts in bulletins, handouts, etc.) * Offers health education workshops/classes on various topics Milestones + Annual congregational health walk for...

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Redeem Bethel

SUPT. DR. HENRY PRIOR & LADY BARBARA JEAN PRIOR, PASTORS Health Ministry Highlights SUMMARY * Offered the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) * Participated in the Healthy Blood Pressure through Faith and a Healthy Lifestyle Project for two years * Offers exercise classes/program * Offers health education workshops/classes on various topics * Provides health information to...