Focus on Health
One of our church's near term goals is to “Improving all facets of our personal and church health that we may more fully share our resources and offer help, hope, and healing in our community and the world.” With that in mind, the Christian Formation Team is offering some faith-focused, healthy living classes (see below).
Boundaries: Sundays at 9:45am, beginning February 5 (meets in the Room C3)
When to Say Yes, How to Say No, to take Control of Your Life. Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle, and define who we are and who we are not. Based on the bestselling book from Dr. Henry Cloud and John Town, this video series offers biblically-based answers to life’s tough questions, showing us how to set healthy boundaries with our parents, spouses, children, friends, co-workers, and even ourselves. Facilitated by Stephanie Hunneke
Stretching Your Family Dollar: In an effort to help families not only survive, but thrive during these tough economic times, this series of seminars is designed to help you find ways to make what you have go farther and last longer. Seminars currently include Couponing 101, and Beyond Couponing: How to Save on More than Just Groceries. Taught by Becky Daniels.
- February 26 at 5:00pm (Beyond Couponing): Come see how skipping a Coke could save you 45 months off of your mortgage! Learn to cut your monthly expenses by exploring ways to track your spending, and identify places where you are paying for more than you want or use.
- April 15 at 5:00pm (Couponing 101):Learn how to cut your grocery and household item budget by as much as 60-70%. Learn how to search for, organize, and use coupons and sales to MAXIMIZE savings on everything you buy.
First Place 4 Health: New Class begins Spring of 2012
Deciding to love God with emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual wholeness can be the beginning of your journey to successful weight loss! You will also learn to overcome fatigue, develop a greater intimacy with God, and enjoy a healthy, vibrant lifestyle. First Place 4 Health is a small group experience with the goal of experiencing genuine community as we learn together to balance these four core areas of life. The class, offered to both men and women, is offered in three 12-week segments.
Good Grief: Tuesdays at 6:30pm (meets off-site. Call for more info)
NA (Narcotics Anonymous): Fridays - 7:00-9:00pm (ongoing group)
Narcotics Anonymous is a non-profit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs have become a major problem. A gathering of recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean using the Twelve Step program. There are no dues or fees. The only requirement is the desire to stop using. As the name implies, group meetings are anonymous in nature as members only use their first names. Click here for the national Narcotics Anonymous web-site.