We believe our body is the temple of God and as such we have a special responsibility to protect and care for our bodies.
The promotion of good health and a healthy lifestyle is an integral part of the mission of the Seventh-day Adventists.
The Health Ministries Department is committed to pursue Christ mission in restoring the image of God in man. “To make man whole” is the primary objective of the department. It seeks to fulfill its role by providing resource support, leadership training, event planning and professional support to Adventist churches and members.
HEALTH MINISTRY DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES
HEALTHY LIFESTYLE FESTIVAL
This program focuses on how to attain and achieve good health. This activity-oriented festival is designed to change lives. It encourages you to become personally involved by practicing healthy lifestyle. After the Festival, the participants will possess new skills and will know how to reduce their risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, stroke and the host of other lifestyle related diseases. Everyone can enjoy the healthy lifestyle gallery wherein 13 different lifestyle practices are depicted. There will be computerized health appraisal to determine your health age and stress level. Allied health agencies are invited to extend health services to the participants. There will be simultaneous Plenary and Workshop series that features health talks and will be manned by medical practitioners and health educators. A team of health counselors will give pieces of advice on how to achieve optimum health and prevent diseases. There will be sports fest that will be participated by those interested. Film showing, musical extravaganza, puppet show, and stage play are some special features of the Festival.
This is an inspiring and captivating weekend which will energize your church and bring new meaning to the lives of your church members and visitors.
For one full week-end your church will be transformed into a training school, just like what is stated in the Health Classic-Ministry of Healing –” Every Church should be a training ground where Christ method alone will bring true success in reaching the people”.
You will be following the Divine Design as spiritual, mental, physical and social wellbeing are themes presented with practical and attractive demonstrations, displays, sermon and song. Your church will become a center for health evangelism as members of all ages and professions unite together to prepare and present a weekend of inspiration... education... motivation
SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM
This program focuses on how to kick the habit of smoking. Strategies and techniques will be shared to the participants using the Breath-Free: Plan to Stop Smoking module. The participants will also experience a thorough medical check-up from the medical specialist such as medical doctor, dentist, nutritionist, nurse, medical technologist.
WHEEL OF HEALTH PROGRAM
MEMO for School Canteens and Cafeterias
Seventh-day Adventist beliefs are meant to permeate your whole life. Growing out of scriptures that paint a compelling portrait of God, you are invited to explore, experience and know the One who desires to make us whole.