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Parish Health Ministry


The Parish Health Ministry follows the teachings of Jesus to integrate the health of body, mind, and spirit. The ministry is comprised of several A&HT programs as well as programs provided by Episcopal Retirement Services. For any questions or for more information, please contact the PHM Co-Chairs: Kathy Kessler [] and Melissa Erickson [].


Standing Activities

The Guided Meditation Ministry meets weekly online on Thursdays at 7:30 pm for a meditation group based on the wellness practices from Kaiser Permanente, University of Michigan, and Jon Kabat-Zinn. This group is for your mind-body-spirit growth. You do not have to be facing a chronic illness or be religious to benefit from this.

The Card Ministry sends cards to parishioners as needed and on special occasions. Please contact the church office if you or anyone you know would appreciate a message from their church family for any reason.

The Knitting Ministry is a group of parishioners who knit prayer shawls, hats, scarves, and chemo caps for those in need. The members meet every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 12 noon in the Library. 

The Bulletin Board Health Information is healthy topics that are displayed on the church bulletin board and changed monthly.

Grief Support Books are a series of 4 books sent to a widow after death of a spouse.

The Health Fair & Healthy Coffee Hours provide information and healthy snacks after church.

The Lending Library is a library of a variety of CD’s, DVD’s, and books on many topics.

The Soup Ministry is a group of parishioners who make soup to keep in the church’s freezer for those who fall ill.

Special Events include Relay for Life and the Purple Stride Walk.