WORKSHOPS/ HEALTH EDUCATION Diabetes Education (EVERGREEN) Church Health’s free Diabetes Education teaches the basics of diabetes, its role in the body, diabetes medication, chronic disease management and nutrition for diabetics. Anyone may attend this class without registration, but a small snack will be provided for those who preregister. Class is held the second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., at 1350 Concourse Ave. Call 901-701-2220 to register. Class also offered in Spanish.

Stroke Support Group (EVERGREEN) Church Health is pleased to present Thrive! – a gathering of survivors of stroke and their families. Thrive! meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Church Health Community Room, 1350 Concourse Ave. Through group reflection, social interaction, recreation and movement, we explore how a balanced, healthy life after stroke is within reach. Thrive! is offered by Church Health Physical Rehabilitation and is free to participants and their families. Light refreshments will be provided. To register, please call Kevin Gibson at 901-701-2294. Please go to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Health-Education for complete information.

Mental Health First Aid Training Did you know that you are more likely to encounter someone experiencing an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack? The good news is that you can help them. Church Health Behavioral Health will present a free eight-hour Mental Health First Aid USA training on Friday, Jan. 10 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at Church Health (1350 Concourse Ave.). Registration is required. To register, go to churchhealth.org/events/health-education. For questions, contact MHFA@churchhealth.org.  MINDFULNESS Guided Meditation-Mondays (Midday) (EVERGREEN) Rob Dove hosts guided meditation each Monday at 12 p.m. in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave. Log on to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Mindfulness for more information. Free and open to the public.

Guided Meditation-Mondays (Evening) (EVERGREEN) Dr. David George hosts guided meditation each Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave. Log on to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Mindfulness for more information. Free and open to the public. Guided Meditation-Tuesdays (EVERGREEN) Church Health hosts guided meditation each Tuesday at 12 p.m. in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave. Log on to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Mindfulness for more information. Free and open to the public. Guided Meditation-Saturdays (EVERGREEN) Unwind and refocus each week at Church Health’s Saturday Morning Unwind Sessions. This guided meditation meets each Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave. Log on to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Mindfulness for more information. Free and open to the public.

FAITH Chapel Service (EVERGREEN) Please join Church Health every Thursday at 12 p.m. for our weekly chapel service and contemplative break. All are welcome. The Church Health Meditation Chapel is located on the first floor of Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave.

Bible Study-Saturday

Church Health Faith Community Engagement hosts a weekly Bible study each Saturday 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the Church Health Chapel. Lead by Pastor Mike England, participants study the rich revelations of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. The Church Health Chapel is located at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. Please contact the Church Health Faith Community Engagement team with any questions: FCO@ChurchHealth.org.

COMMUNITY

The Mystic (EVERGREEN) Hosted by Rabbi Micah Greenstein, Chris Miner, Dr. Scott Morris, Dr. Sonja Walker and Kirk Whalum, The Mystic is a monthly gathering to find connection through music, story and dialogue. The Mystic is held the last Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 1350 Concourse Ave. For more information, go to https://churchhealth.org/events/other-events.

NUTRITION

The Art of Dinner Interactive Cooking Class: Holiday Comfort Foods There’s something beautiful about the balance of healthy and delicious food. In celebration of that beauty, Church Health presents The Art of Dinner on Friday, Jan. 17 at 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Church Health Nutrition Hub, 1350 Concourse Ave. In this interactive cooking class, Chef Joshua House will guide you through a four-course vegetarian menu including:

Black Eyes pea Hummus Shrimp and Grits with Peppers and Cauliflower Pan Fried Green Tomatoes with Remoulade Vegan Turnip Greens Banana Walnut Pudding

Tickets are $65, with proceeds benefiting nutrition programming at the Church Health Nutrition Hub. Log on to ChurchHealth.org/Events/Cooking-Classes for tickets.

EXERCISE & MOVEMENT

For Teens & Adults:

Chair Yoga (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Energizing Chair Yoga each Monday at 9 a.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. This pay-what-you-can class is for seniors and those with physical limitations. To enroll, go to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

Stott Pilates (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Mixed-Level Stott Pilates each Monday at 5:30 p.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. These mat-based classes use small and large equipment to enhance students’ experience. Pricing starts at $56, and prorated series pricing is available. To enroll, go to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241. This class is also available on Wednesdays at 9 a.m.

Alignment Yoga (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Alignment Yoga each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. This pay-what-you-can class for teens and adults helps deepen your understanding of the body from the inside out. To enroll, go to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

Barre Basics (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Barre Basics on Saturdays at 10 a.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. This class for ages 13 and up focuses on exercises at the ballet barre, incorporating dance technique, to increase strength and flexibility. Pricing starts at $40. To enroll, log on to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

 

For Children:

Movin’ & Groovin’ (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Movin’ & Groovin’ to children each Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. These high-energy movement classes are designed to promote children’s heart health and creativity. Free for YMCA members and $45 for the community. To enroll, log on to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

Yoga for Children (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Yoga for Children each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. (ages 4-6) and 6 p.m. (ages 7-12) in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. Classes are free for YMCA members, and nine-week series pricing is $45 for non-members. To enroll, go to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

Parent/Child Creative Movement (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Parent/Child Creative Movement each Saturday at 11 a.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. This mommy-and-me-style class series for toddlers age 2-3 and their parents help children develop rhythm, coordination and self-expression. Series pricing for the Spring session starts at $32. To enroll, log on to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241. Creative Movement/ Dance (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers Creative Movement for children age 4-5 each Saturday at 11:30 a.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. The classes help boys and girls develop rhythm, coordination and self-expression through a variety of dance styles. Series pricing for the Spring session starts at $32. To enroll, log on to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241. Youth Ballet (EVERGREEN) Church Health offers ballet for ages 6-12 each Saturday at 12 p.m. in its Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. The classes focus on ballet technique, include work at the barre, and incorporate moves to increase strength and flexibility. Series pricing for the Spring session starts at $40. To enroll, log on to churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

OTHER

Crosstown 10K

Celebrate and support good health at the third annual Crosstown 10K, benefitting Church Health! The Crosstown 10K is the second of four charitable foot races in the Run the 901 series produced by Start2Finish Racing and raises funds for Church Health. This 6.2 mile race begins and ends at Crosstown Concourse and features the diverse and picturesque neighborhoods around Crosstown, Overton Park and Rhodes College.

New this year! Crosstown 5K has been added.

Don’t forget! Bring Family and friends to the best post-race party in town, with food tastings, demonstrations, entertainment- and more! All proceeds benefit Church Health. To register go to https://crosstown10k.racesonline.com/register. For more information about this event go to https://churchhealth.org/event/crosstown10k-2/.

(EVERGREEN)

The Church Health Center offers free Health Education from 5:30-7:30 p.m. each Monday at 1115 Union. Health Education will teach you how to manage your hypertension, cholesterol, or obesity. It’s free and open to community. Registration is not required. Can’t make it on Monday? We also offer a special session from 9-11 a.m. the second Saturday of the month. Registration is required for the Saturday class. Please call901-259-4673 to sign up.

(EVERGREEN)

The Church Health Center offers free Diabetes Education, a 2-class series that will give you the skills to self-manage your condition. Classes are held each Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union. Registration is not required, and you may start at any point during the month. Can’t make it on Tuesday? Diabetes Education is presented in its entirety from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the secondSaturday of each month. Registration is required for the Saturdaycourse. Please call 901-701-2221 to sign up.

(EVERGREEN)

The Church Health Center offers free Commit to Quit smoking cessation groups each month. Four-week group sessions start the first Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. Call 901-701-2222 to enroll.

(EVERGREEN)

Award-winning musician Rev. John Kilzer hosts The Way, a service of recovery, at 6 p.m. every Friday at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1207 Peabody. The Way focuses on recovery, encouragement, and hope. Music is a key component of the service with many local musicians stopping by to perform. The service, which is a joint ministry of Methodist Healthcare, St. John’s, and the Church Health Center, is free and open to the public. For more information, call 901-726-4104.

Together with the National Alliance on Mental Health Memphis (NAMI), the Church Health Center hosts free “With Hope in Mind” classes for families affected by mental illness. Classes are every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. through March 30 at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. Learn basic tools needed to cope with caring for adult relatives diagnosed with a mental illness, including problem management, communication, crisis planning, and immediate coping skills for illness cycles. Contact NAMI Memphis at 901-725-0305 to register.

March is Lead Poisoning Prevention Month and the Shelby County Health Department’s Lead Poisoning and Prevention Program is committed to educating high-risk communities about the dangers of lead exposure and how lead poisoning can be prevented. In partnership with the Church Health Center, it will host a free Lead Poisoning and Prevention Information Sessionat 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 19 at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. For more information, please contact Ariel Laws at lawsa@churchhealthcenter.org or 901-701-2241.

The Church Health Center is recruiting educators, parents, and those working in children’s ministries to introduce children to healthy foods from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on March 22 at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. The Center’s “Alphabet Appetite” curriculum is designed for ages 2-5 to build literacy, improve fine motor skills, increase vocabulary, and enhance development. You will receive a copy of our “Alphabet Appetite” curriculum book for attending this free workshop! To register, contact Kristina Hall at 901-701-2241 or hallkr@churchhealthcenter.org.

Healthy, happy living begins at home! The Church Health Center will host a Healthy Living, Happy Living Family Health Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 2 at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. Local and state health services providers including Universal Parenting Place, Collegiate Life Investing Fund, and the Memphis Police and Fire Department will be on-hand with information and giveaways. For more information, please contact Memphis Madden at maddenm@churchhealthcenter.org or 901-701-2289.

Expand your mind for the future! The Church Health Center will host a “My Vision For the Future” Workshop from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20 at 1115 Union Ave. At this free workshop, we will set spiritual, physical, and mental goals by creating vision boards. All ages are welcome. Light refreshments and craft materials will be provided. Space is limited. Please contact Ariel Laws at lawsa@churchhealthcenter.org or 901-701-2240 to register.

The Church Health Center’s annual community walk and fundraiser Walking as One will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, April 23 at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. This year’s celebration features music from The Mighty Souls Brass Band, Amurica photobooth, and food games and entertainment! Registration is $15/ person or free to Church Health Center Wellness members and children 12 and under. Fundraising is happily encouraged!  Log on to walkingasone.org to register. Please contact Megan Carolan at carolanm@churchhealthcenter.org or 901-701-2151.

 

(EVERGREEN)

The Church Health Center offers free Health Education from 5:30-7:30 p.m. each Monday at 1115 Union. Health Education will teach you how to manage your hypertension, cholesterol, or obesity. It’s free and open to the community. Registration is not required. Can’t make it on Monday? We also offer a special session from 9-11 a.m. the second Saturday of the month. Registration is required for the Saturday class. Please call 901-259-4673 to sign up.

(EVERGREEN)

The Church Health Center offers free Diabetes Education, a 2-class series that will give you the skills to self-manage your condition. Classes are held each Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union. Registration is not required, and you may start at any point during the month. Can’t make it on Tuesday? Diabetes Education is presented in its entirety from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Saturday of each month. Registration is required for the Saturday course. Please call 901-701-2221 to sign up.

(EVERGREEN)

The Church Health Center offers free Commit to Quit smoking cessation groups each month. Four-week group sessions start the first Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. Call 901-701-2222 to enroll.

(EVERGREEN)

Award-winning musician Rev. John Kilzer hosts The Way, a service of recovery, at 6 p.m. every Friday at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1207 Peabody Ave. The Way focuses on recovery, encouragement, and hope. Music is a key component of the service with many local musicians stopping by to perform. The service, which is a joint ministry of Methodist Healthcare, St. John’s, and the Church Health Center, is free and open to the public. For more information, call901-726-4104 or visit http://cp.mcafee.com/d/FZsS91MA82hJ5xxyXxEVuhd79ISyyyyM-C-UOrhhhhovjshhdCPpJnRlysGjxN6FASeIwyaTv8qaWYPrk7DxmXbHwGMMMg5i313hl4wyyWUMeost86PpISr01kC8R9MEH92tj4e00UrdECzAQsLf6PtPqpJUTsTsSyrh.

The Church Health Center hosts a Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Tuesday through October at 1115 Union Ave. The market features local produce, food trucks, live music, and healthy cooking demonstrations! Credit, debit, cash, and EBT are accepted. For more information, call Jimmy Hoxie at 901-259-4673, ext. 2228 or visit ChurchHealthCenter.org.

The 14th annual Conference for Clergy and Congregations, presented by St. John’s United Methodist Church, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, and the Church Health Center is Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. This year’s conference is focused on the church’s response to violence and will feature keynote speaker Dr. Scott Stoner, director of the Samaritan Foundation for Church and Family Wellness. Admission is free, but space is limited to the first 300 registrants. Deadline to register is October 21, 2015. To register, please call 901-261-8833 or log on to churchhealthcenter.org/faithhealthseries.

Celebrate Halloween at the biggest and best party in Memphis while supporting the Church Health Center! The Sinners for Saints Halloween Ball, hosted by South Main Dirty Dozen and Beale Loft Remnants, will kick off at 9 p.m. on Saturday, October 31 at 345 Madison Ave. The Halloween bash includes entertainment, light appetizers and drinks, and America Photobooth. Tickets are $40 and costumes are strongly encouraged. Proceeds support the Church Health Center. For tickets, log on to churchhealthcenter.org/events.

Heat up to the sounds of bluegrass this fall! Banjos and Bonfires is Thursday, November 5 at Felicia Suzanne’s, 80 Monroe Ave L1, and features live bluegrass music, bonfires, light appetizers and drinks, and of course a bonfire! Proceeds support the Church Health Center. Call (901) 523-0877 for complete information.

The Arcade at St. George’s offers some of the finest antiques and vintage jewelry as well as unique garden and interior design items. Join in the fun and get some of your holiday shopping done at the Arcade which will be held Friday, November 6 through November 8 at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 2425 S. Germantown Rd.! A preview event will be held on Nov. 5. Proceeds support the Church Health Center. Tickets are available at http://cp.mcafee.com/d/FZsS86Qm66bK6zBV4QsCPqaaab3WrXz9J5555xZdN54SrdCRvlm9OFe74qCjoWO28HtYxEHHPdJguu5rIKK2H3310l8c4d5ki2abHz0VxNQwrdCPpIDeqR4IOAOfw0vFQVma_cwSxO-ccj9X6SEurdECzAQsLf6PtPqpJUTsTsSyrh.

(EVERGREEN)

The Church Health Center offers free Health Education from 5:30-7:30 p.m. each Monday at 1115 Union. Health Education will teach you how to manage your hypertension, cholesterol, or obesity. It’s free and open to community. Registration is not required. Can’t make it on Monday? We also offer a special session from 9-11 a.m. the second Saturday of the month. Registration is required for the Saturday class. Please call 901-259-4673 to sign up.

(EVERGREEN)

The Church Health Center offers free Diabetes Education, a 2-class series that will give you the skills to self-manage your condition. Classes are held each Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union. Registration is not required, and you may start at any point during the month. Can’t make it on Tuesday? Diabetes Education is presented in its entirety from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Saturday of each month. Registration is required for the Saturday course. Please call 901-701-2221 to sign up.

(EVERGREEN)

The Church Health Center offers free Commit to Quit smoking cessation groups each month. Four-week group sessions start the first Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. Call 901-701-2222 to enroll.

(EVERGREEN)

Award-winning musician Rev. John Kilzer hosts The Way, a service of recovery, at 6 p.m. every Friday at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1207 Peabody Ave. The Way focuses on recovery, encouragement, and hope. Music is a key component of the service with many local musicians stopping by to perform. The service, which is a joint ministry of Methodist Healthcare, St. John’s, and the Church Health Center, is free and open to the public. For more information, call 901-726-4104 or visit www.stjohnsmidtown.org.

The Church Health Center hosts a Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Tuesday June through October at 1115 Union Ave. The market features local produce, food trucks, live music, and healthy cooking demonstrations! Credit, debit, cash, and EBT are accepted. For more information, call Jimmy Hoxie at 901-259-4673, ext. 2228 or visit ChurchHealthCenter.org.

Rock for Love, the Church Health Center’s annual concert benefit, is Sept. 3 – 6, 2015! The weekend will officially kick off on Sept. 4 with a family-friendly Crosstown Block Party featuring music, food trucks, face painting, a dunk tank, and much, much more. The festivities continue on Saturday at Lafayette’s Music Room with music from Memphis Ukelele Band, Deering & Down, and Hope Clayburn & Soul Scrimmage. The weekend closes out on Sunday with the North Mississippi All-Stars at the Levitt Shell. Log on to rockforlove.org for complete details on locations, times, and entertainment for this FREE event!

Get moving this fall! The Church Health Center will host an Urban Fusion Dance Workshop at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19 at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. Open to ages 10 and up, this workshop is an eclectic, expressive, and energetic class where you’ll learn a hip-hop dance with a feel-good vibe from award-winning dance instructor Jaukeem Balcom. Cost is $5 for Church Health Center Wellness members and $10 for community participants. Please wear shirts with sleeves and modest, loose-fitting attire. Contact Kristina Hall at hallkr@churchhealthcenter.org or (901) 701-2241 to register.

The Church Health Center invites you to the grand opening of our new community acupuncture clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, 1115 Union Ave. Fees are based on a sliding scale of $25-$50 per treatment. You decide what you pay; no proof of income required, no questions asked. Community acupuncture is a nationwide movement to create access to acupuncture by removing the barrier of cost from healing. Please wear loose clothes and be prepared to remove your socks and shoes. Contact Butch Odom at odomb@churchhealthcenter.org or (901) 259-4673, ext. 2109 with any questions.

Treat yourself to a time of renewal for your body, mind, and spirit at the Church Health Center’s Restorative Bodywork Workshop! The workshop will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 21 at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. Experience relaxation techniques like yoga nidra, body rolling, and gentle stretching with the guidance of Kimberly Baker. Cost is $5 for Church Health Center Wellness members and $10 for community participants. Please wear shirts with sleeves and modest, loose-fitting attire. Contact Kristina Hall at hallkr@churchhealthcenter.org or (901) 701-2241 to register.

We all want the best for the men in our lives. Together with the American Cancer Society, the Church Health Center will host “What Women Need to Know About Men’s Health: A Workshop” at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26at 1115 Union Ave. We’ll give you the tools to support the man in your life on his journey toward health. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 901-261-8833 or email fco@churchhealthcenter.org.

The 14th annual Conference for Clergy and Congregations, presented by St. John’s United Methodist Church, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, and the Church Health Center is Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. This year’s conference is focused on the church’s response to violence and will feature keynote speaker Dr. Scott Stoner, director of the Samaritan Foundation for Church and Family Wellness. Admission is free, but space is limited to the first 300 registrants. Deadline to register is October 21, 2015. To register, please call 901-261-8833 or log on to churchhealthcenter.org/faithhealthseries.

Considering enrolling in an Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance plan during the next Open Enrollment Period? The Church Health Center is pleased to partner with the Community Development Council to offer free Affordable Care Act Marketplace Basics Classes to the community at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. The first session is 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 4. A second session is 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 6. Please call 901-259-4673 for full information.

The Church Health Center hosts a Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays at 1115 Union Ave. The Market accepts credit, debit, cash and EBT. For more information, call Jimmy Hoxie at 901-259-4673, ext. 2228 or visit ChurchHealthCenter.org.

 

Award-winning musician Rev. John Kilzer hosts The Way, a service of recovery, at 6 p.m. every Friday at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1207 Peabody Ave. The Way focuses on recovery, encouragement, and hope. Music is a key component of the service with many local musicians stopping by to perform. The service, which is a joint ministry of Methodist Healthcare, St. John’s, and the Church Health Center, is free and open to the public. For more information, call 901-726-4104 or visitwww.stjohnsmidtown.org.

 

The Church Health Center Exercise and Movement Studio at 1115 Union is pleased to offer classes for your entire family this fall! Classes include Stott Pilates, Discover Dance, and Yoga For Children. For schedules and prices, log on to churchhealthcenter.org/calendars.

 

The fire truck is coming to Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union, from 6-7 p.m. on Monday, October 6! Bring your entire family and explore a real, working fire truck while also learning about fire prevention. This event is free and open to the public. Please call 901-259-4673 for full details.

 

The Church Health Center will present its Fall Culinary Series from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. each Thursday from October 9 through November 13 at 1115 Union. This fall’s series will feature cooking demonstrations and wine tastings with Chef Brown Burch, Chef Melissa Petersen, Chef Gary Williams, Chef Felicia Suzanne Willett, Chef Mac Edwards, and Chef Jennifer McCullough. Each class costs $45. Purchase tickets atchurchhealthcenter.org/fall-culinary-series.

 

The 13th Annual Conference for Clergy and Congregational Leaders will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 16 at 1115 Union Ave. This year’s conference will focus on pastors and congregations on the front line of mental health and features keynote speaker Michael A. Torres, MD. To register for this free event, please log on to churchhealthcenter.org/faithhealthseries or call 901-261-8833.

 

The Church Health Center will celebrate Pink Week October 20 through 23 at 1115 Union to support breast cancer awareness. Join us as we examine breast cancer through the lens of our Model for Healthy Living. For a full list of events, please visit churchhealthcenter.org or call 901-272-7170.

 

Phillip Ashley Chocolates will present the inaugural Masquerade Charity Ball on October 31 at the Pink Palace Mansion, 3050 Central Ave. Proceeds will benefit the Church Health Center. For tickets, please visit MemphisMasquerade.com.

 

Presented by La Paloma Treatment Center of the Foundations Recovery Network, the Heroes in Recovery 6K Run and Walk will kick off at 8 a.m on November 8 at Court Square on N. Main Street in Memphis. This year’s race will benefit The Way, a service of recovery and ministry of the Church Health Center. Log on to heroes6k.com to register.

 

The 27th Annual Outdoors Inc. Cyclocross Championship will kick off at 8 a.m. on November 9 on the banks of the Mississippi River. This is the longest-running and most-prestigious cyclocross event in the U.S.A., and proceeds benefit the Church Health Center. Log on to outdoorsinc.com/pages/cyclocross to register.

“Hook Up To Clean Up” – Downtown Memphis Clean Up Day, Saturday, April 14th, 9:00am – 12:00pm,  In an effort to get rid of waste along the Mississippi River, MULYP along with 5 organizations have partnered to clean up glass, food wrappers & other trash in the Downtown Memphis/Riverfront Neighborhoods. Immediately following at 12:00pm, all volunteers will come together at Uptown Park to celebrate our successes!

http://www.eventbrite.com/org/1793967479

Personal & Professional Development “Brunch Mentorship Series,” Saturday, April 14th, 11:00am-1:00pm, Alcenia’s, 317 North Main Street. The purpose of the brunch mentorship session is to provide Young Professionals the opportunity to engage successful professionals in a more intimate setting. The professional mentor will offer career advice as well as discuss how they’ve successfully navigated the corporate ladder and what competencies are needed to get to the top. For the 1st session, we have the privilege of having Cheryl Kern, Principal, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Amway/Alticor. Cheryl is the former Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion/ Supplier Diversity for International Paper. In 2011, Cheryl was named a top executive in Diversity by Black Enterprise Magazine. RSVP Required, jenniferlittlejohn@gmail.com.

MULYP General Body Meeting, Thursday, April 19th, 6:00pm-7:00pm, Church Health Center, 1115 Union Ave, Memphis, TN, 38104. If you’re unable to attend the General Body Meeting, feel free to join us for an extended “Happy Hour” and appetizers at Sky Grille from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Bring plenty of business cards with you! Sky Grille, 668 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103.

Comcast Cares Day, Saturday April 21,  8:00am-12:00pm, The Memphis Urban League will join in Comcast Cares Day where we will be helping spruce up the Buckman Boys & Girls Club, 1100 Vollintine Ave., Memphis, TN, 38107. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact usmemphisulyp.civics@gmail.com.

 

Cynthia Daniels
Civic Engagement & Advocacy/Community Service Chair

The Church Health Center of Memphis; a not for profit organization, is currently seeking a fulltime Medical Assistant for its primary clinic.  The Medical Assistant provides direct patient care by facilitating initial patient screening and assisting clinic physicians as needed.  Bilingual in Spanish and X-ray certification is a plus for this position.

The hours for this position are Monday through Friday 8:00am –5:00pm- however, some flexibility in hours worked will be required on the part of the chosen candidate.

*Only those resumes that meet the following criteria will be reviewed for consideration*

Job Description

The Medical Assistant position consists of a variety of clinic tasks that include:

  • Check in patients in a timely manner per policy and procedure
  • Perform needed screenings and diagnostic procedures
  • Manage patient flow in assigned area

Education/Experience

Applicant must possess:

  • High School diploma or certification of completed GED program
  • Certification of completedapproved Medical Assistant program
  • Minimum two years working experience as a Medical Assistant beyond an externship is required

Special Skills & Knowledge

The following skills are required for consideration:

  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • First-rate time management capabilities
  • Exceptional knowledge of lab procedures and diagnostic testing

Due to the volume of applicants, all resumes should be submitted as instructed below for proper retrieval and review

Submit current resume electronically to:  paulsenc@churchhealthcenter.org

Type “M.A.” in the subject line

Employment consideration includes a background  screening

Inquiries  to the Clinic, HR, or the Church Health Center about resume status  will not be accepted during the application process.  If we choose to interview you, an HR representative will contact you. 

The Church Health Center of Memphis a not-for-profit organization, currently has an opening for a full time Dental Hygienist to provide assistance to the Dentist(s) in its Dental Clinic.  This full time position requires scheduling flexibility on the part of the candidate in order to meet the needs of the Dental clinic.

Only those resumes who meet the criteria set below will be reviewed for consideration.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Essential Functions:

The Hygienist is responsible for a variety of tasks including:

-Recording/reviewing patient health & medication information

-Perform initial exams prophylaxis, debridement, fluoride treatments; take and process x-rays for the Dentist

-Maintain & clean dental instruments/equipment; stock, organize, setup dental operatories

-Provide proper dental care instruction to patients chair side (brush/floss; care of dental prosothodonics, causes of tooth decay)

-Escort and dismiss patient between waiting room and operatory

Education/Experience Requirements:

Candidate must have:

-Associate’s degree(or equivalent)

-Graduation from an approved college of Dental Hygiene

-3-5 years experience in clinical services; and dental health education

-Local anesthesia certification is helpful

Special Skills & Knowledge:

The following special skills and knowledge is required:

-Strong knowledge of basic dental hygiene sciences, clinical techniques/procedures, standard dental instruments/materials, and dental radiology (take, process, and mount x-rays)

-Demonstrated team player skills coupled with a  high level of workplace maturity

-Very good listening skills

-Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

-The ability to work self-directed and as part of a team

-Strong workplace maturity

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

You must submit your resume electronically in the following manner for proper retrieval and review.

A current resume along with a cover letter as an attachment in an email. Type “DH” in the subject line directly to:   paulsenc@churchhealthcenter.org    

Calls to the Church Health Center to determine reception or status of resumes will not be accepted.

The hiring process includes a required background screening

JOB POSTING with The Church Health Center of Memphis

Position: Exercise & Movement Coordinator

Date of Posting:  January 10, 2012

Work Area: Exercise & Movement

Position Summary:

The Church Health Center of Memphis (CHC), a not-for-profit organization; has an opening for a fulltime Exercise & Movement Coordinator (EM Coor.)  in its Exercise & Movement Department.  The primary responsibility of this position is to oversee/coordinate the activities of assigned areas (i.e. – Youth & Children, Group Exercise, and Assessments). The MP Coor works in conjunction with the E&M Manager to help develop, implement and coordinate the programs for the prospective areas. EM Coor oversees the Specialists and the Associates assigned to their area; and will have both primary and secondary responsibility for oversight of non-assigned areas.

Position pay falls in the range of high 20,000’s to low 30,000’s

Flexibility in shift availability is a must as the required schedule for this position is a mix of days, evenings, and Saturdays. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Essential Functions:

The position responsibilities comprise of the above mentioned tasks and can include:

Oversee the daily activities of Specialist & Associates to include:

-Scheduling, attendance, adherence to policy, and achievement of job responsibility

-Work with E&M Manager to develop, implement, and coordinate programs for assigned     areas

-Teach group exercise and movement classes, games, and activities with youth

-Provide member assessments

-Direct training of E&M Specialists and Associates

-Has overall responsibility for E&M Area during scheduled times (generally evening or weekend shifts)

-Is cross-trained to oversee the non-assigned areas

-Cross-train staff from other areas in order to provide services from the area assigned to Coordinator

-Develop and oversee exercise programs for special population

Education/Experience Requirements:

The qualified candidate should have:

–          A Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science (or closely related field)

–          Certification in Exercise with Special Populations from ACSM or ACE

–          CPR certified and trained in first aid

–          Three years  or more experience working in a health/wellness related field along with supervisory experience

Special Skills & Knowledge:

Candidate should possess the following skills/knowledge to expertly perform in this position:

–          Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

–          Strong organization skills

–          Proficient computer skills especially  in both Word and Excel

–          Good leadership and instructional skills

–          Professional workplace maturity

–          The ability to transition between both team player and leadership concepts with ease

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Send resume as an attachment to: paulsenc@churchhealthcenter.org

Please type:” EM Coor.” in the subject line

  *Employment process includes a background screening*

  Phone calls to determine status of resume will not be accepted