Health & Wellness Ministry

The Mission of The Health and Wellness Ministry at Most Precious Blood Church is guided by a Christ-centered vision which is inclusive of all parishioners. It is based on the understanding that all people are an integrated whole consisting of body, mind and spirit. We utilize the services of knowledgeable spiritually-directed health professionals to support and promote the health and wellness of our parish community.

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HEALTH & WELLNESS RESOURCES

Events sponsored by Health and Wellness Ministry (including but not limited to):

VNA Foot Care Clinic

MPB Health and Wellness Ministry hosts the Visiting Nurses Association for a Medical Foot Care Clinic on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 9am-noon. A 30 minute appointment includes health history, blood pressure, wellness assessment and foot exam with toenail trimming. Call 303-698-6496 for questions or to make an appointment.

Meditation and Movement

A 60 minute class offered once a week in 5-6 weeks sessions. Participants will learn breathing techniques and body postures that promote quiet prayer, physical fitness and a deeper awareness of God in daily life. Classes are taught by parishioner, Gail Rowe, RYT.

Vitalant/MPB Community Blood Drive

Health and Wellness Ministry collaborates with Vitalant Blood Center to bring to MPB a parish blood drive on our campus. This program is offered on an annual or semi-annual basis.

Vision and Hearing Screening for MPB Elementary School

The MPB Health and Wellness Ministry conducts and Vision and Hearing Screening Day for our parish children at the MPB Elementary School. Select grades are identified for screening during the Fall Semester. HWM volunteers organize, conduct the vision and hearing screening, and oversee the event.

Educational Speakers

Health and Wellness Ministry sponsors speakers and educational sessions on a variety of Health and Wellness topics for the MPB community such as: Healthy Living for all ages, Caregiving, Aging, Living with Chronic Illness (i.e. Parkinson’s, Heart Disease, etc.), End of Life Planning, Mental Health, etc.

TEAM MPB

In Fall of 2019, Health and Wellness Ministry joined parishioners together as TEAM MPB to walk in the Walk to defeat ALS. Over 80 walkers raised over $6000 to support the Rocky Mountain Chapter of ALS. Plans for future walks are in the works.

Questions

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Christine Maschka

Director of Pastoral Care

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