Health as Wholeness

The Western Pennsylvania Conference Health as Wholeness Team offers Pathways to WHoly Living for your journey to wellness. 

Mission

To enable people to answer Jesus' call to healing ministries that invite all persons into wholeness and holiness of body, mind and spirit. Building on our Wesleyan roots, the Western Pennsylvania Conference Health as Wholeness Team serves clergy, congregations, and communities by providing professional resources, trainings and incentives with integrity and grace. We will offer connections and collaborative space that encourage and affirm healthy living and holistic ministry.

Vision

Our vision is healthy clergy, congregations and communities.

Programs and Resources

The team offers information and support for pastors and congregations to build congregational and community health ministries.  In addition, programs and resources are available to support clergy and families. 

 

Five dimensions of health

Physical

Regular physical activity, appropriate nutrition, maintaining a healthy weight, accountability to healthcare practices including preventive screenings and treatments, and managing chronic conditions.

Emotional/Mental

The ability to manage feelings and related behaviors, cope effectively with stress, adapt to change, and care for one’s mental health.

Social

Creating and maintaining healthy, supportive relationships with family,friends and peers.

Spiritual

Forming and nurturing spiritual relationships (i.e. participation in a covenant group) and practicing disciplines such as prayer, bible study, meditation and worship.

Financial

Attitudes regarding money, commitment to setting monetary goals for future needs, developing sound financial habits, and effectively using tools to manage financial resources.

 

 

Health as Wholeness Brochure

 

Contact the Health as Wholeness Team at HealthTeam@wpaumc.org or leave a message at 724-776-2300 x263