Health Ministry News

Health Ministry News

2017 July Wellness Corner

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month, a month dedicated to increase awareness about early signs and symptoms of juvenile arthritis and to ease the focus of resources for this battle. The campaign was initiated by the Arthritis Foundation and targets a condition that currently affects 300,000 children nationwide, making it one of the most common childhood diseases in…

2017 August Wellness Corner

August is National Immunization Awareness Month: Immunization or vaccination helps prevent dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases. To stay protected against serious illnesses like the flu, measles, and pneumonia, adults need to get their shots – just like kids do. National Immunization Awareness Month is a great time to promote vaccines and remind family, friends, and…

May Health News

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month The most obvious skin cancer warning sign is the development of a persistent bump or spot in an area of sun-damaged skin. These spots are likely to bleed with minimal trauma and produce superficial erosion. How Melanoma Cancer Develops: Although it is possible for a previously benign mole to become malignant, most of the time a…

2017 April Wellness Corner

The ‘Puzzle Ribbon’ is the symbol for Autism Awareness and is promoted by the Autism Society as a means of supporting awareness for autism. National Autism Awareness Month aims to make the public more aware about this widespread disability and the issues which arise in the autism community. The first National Autism Awareness Month was declared by the Autism…

March Wellness Corner

“Put Your Best Fork Forward” Each year during March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates National Nutrition Month® by focusing on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. “Put Your Best Fork Forward” is the theme for 2017 which serves as a reminder that each one of us holds the tool…

New Women’s Bible Study

Women of Trinity, Are you frustrated by the cycle of dieting that comes upon us every January? Are you hoping to understand why you struggle to make choices which align with your values of health and wellbeing? Consider joining me to learn ways of turning cravings for food, into cravings for God in a judgement-free and supportive bible study: “Made to Crave”,…

2017 February Wellness Corner

The Pressure Is On Healthy living goes beyond just measuring how fast you can go or what your max heart rate is. In fact, it’s the numbers that can’t be measured with a stopwatch that mean most to your health physician. What’s in a Number? Category: systolic (top number) / diastolic (bottom number) Normal: less than 120 / less than 80 Prehypertension:…

2017 January Wellness Corner

National Glaucoma Awareness Month January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease. Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal sight without warning. Although the most common forms primarily affect the middle-aged and the elderly, glaucoma can affect people of all ages. Currently, more than…

Surviving the Winter Season

Here’s 10 Tips for Surviving the Winter Season 1. Colds- you can help prevent colds by washing your hands regularly. This destroys bugs that you may have picked up from touching surfaces used by other people, such as light switches and door handles. 2. Sore throats- common in winter, are almost always caused by viral infections, and changes in temperature. warm salty…

Our Parish Nurse

Meet Linda Thompson Hello, my name is Linda Thompson, I am a Christian, and my nursing journey began in 1967. I was blessed with my first real job in a summer youth program working with the County Health Nurse. I was so inspired with Nursing and caring for others. It became clear to me at that time nursing was my calling. My areas of expertise are Geriatric, Telemetry,…

Women’s Cancer Support Group

Is cancer a part of your life story? If you desire Christian sister fellowship and support with those who understand your journey, please plan to join us for this monthly gathering. We meet the 3rd Saturday of each month in Trinity’s conference room, 9:30-11:00 a.m. for brunch, fellowship, and education. This group is open to any women, TLC members or not, who wish to…

Healing Service

Beside Still Waters … A Healing Service October 9, 2016 using Psalm 23 as our guide for healing and wholeness! Come and join us for our annual healing service on Sunday morning, October 9, at 10:30 am. All of us can bring our ailments of body, soul, spirit, emotions, psyches, to the One who alone is Righteous and whose cool, clear waters can cleanse and make us…