Wellness

God calls us to cultivate a healthy and hopeful life.

Practicing wellness and support is a priority for Christ Church, so that all have the opportunity to 

WeLLNESS DirectOR

Mollee Reitz serves our parish as an advocate, educator, and navigator for wellness. Her role is to promote and increase conversations, awareness, and interest in holistic health, wellness, and preventative practices. She will also teach and provide information about wellness for parishioners of all ages, and help connect parishioners to a network of psychological, psychiatric, and counseling service providers. She can offer short-term counseling to parishioners by appointment. 

education

Classes and groups focused on wellness will provide education on all dimensions of wellness, including emotional, spiritual, physical, occupational or educational, financial, intellectual, and environmental.

Practices

Experiential offerings, such as yoga, "well-doing" events, centering prayer, mindfulness sessions, etc., invite us into practices that support all aspects of our wellness.


Well-doing

Saturday, November 9, 8:15 AM - 4:00 PM, North Corner Haven
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Come to the farm at North Corner Haven and enjoy a day doing something to enhance and encourage the many facets that contribute to your overall wellness. The day will include a wellness assessment tool, Bible study, and information and research about resilience, stress reduction, healthy building blocks and personal growth. North Corner Haven is a tranquil setting of field, forest and farm. A delicious lunch is included. Register ($35 per person) online or contact Jennifer Hamm at  or 704-714-6951.

Mental Health First Aid

Friday, November 15, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, M207
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This 8-hour course teaches individuals how to help someone who is having a mental health-related crisis or problem. It is appropriate for anyone over the age of 18 who is interested in learning to help address mental health concerns. Attendees will receive an increased understanding of how to recognize mental health concerns such as depression and anxiety, and specific action steps they can take when they encounter someone in crisis.