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Wellness Activities 

Download a pdf of the 2015 Annual Conference  Wellness Activities

  • Wellness Screening: Monday & Tuesday June 8th & 9th   from 5:30 am til 8:00 am lower level of Hy-Vee Hall Rooms 102-103 across from the elevators.  Download Registration  Instructions    and download and fill out the Screening Form to schedule your screening. Screening Includes: 
    •  blood pressure check
    •  weight check
    •  blood draw for: glucose, cholesterol (HDL, LDL & ratio), triglycerides, calcium, BUN (blood
         urea nitrogen), Creatinine, liver enzymes and thyroid.
    •  prostate antigen test is included for men over the age of 40. 

  • Mammogram screening: Open to all female clergy & spouses on Monday, June 8, 8 am - 4 pm. You must have an appointment. Call Iowa Radiology at 515-226-9810. American Cancer Society guidelines apply; over 40 years old, no lumps or problems, and your last one was before January 1, 2015. You will need your insurance information and co-pays may apply. Deadline to call Iowa Radiology is May 15th. Location: Stoddard Cancer Center at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. 

  • Bishop’s Fitness Walk: Download Fitness Walk Flyer  Bishop’s 5K Fitwalk: Sunday June 7th the 2nd Ave Pedestrian Bridge across from Wells Fargo from 6:15 am til 8:00 am.  $15 registration fee to raise funds for Bishop Trimble’s Poverty to Opportunity Initiative . Developing children’s reading skills during their early elementary years gives them the needed coping skills for success later in life.  This initiative is designed to provide assistance and resources to make a difference in children’s lives and hope for the future.  Open to all persons visiting or attending Annual conference. Register by e-mailing Kae Tritle at bktritle@msn.com

  • Pedometer Walking Program: Increase your daily physical activity by walking. Clergy and spouses can sign up for the Virgin HealthMiles “go-zone” pedometer .

  • Volunteers are needed to assist in taking Blood Pressures at the health screening: Any Nurses, EMT’s, Medical techs, or Respiratory therapists are welcome. Please send an e-mail to bktritle@msn.com


Wesley Woods

Child Care for Ages 5 - 15 (age 5 as of June 1)

    •  Wesley Woods Registration Form

    •  Wesley Woods Medical Form


Worship Services

  •  Memorial Celebration Service - Saturday, June 6, 1:30 PM

Invited family and friends for the Memorial Celebration Service on Saturday, June 6, 1:30 PM, need to arrive by 12:30 PM and gather in the lower level pre function area.  There is an elevator and an escalator that will take you down to the lower level.  There will be hospitality greeters to meet you in the lower level to provide you with further instruction.

    •  Ordering Ministry Service - Sunday, June 7, 9:00 AM

Once again this year, we are inviting all clergy to help in the celebration of those colleagues who are entering into a new phase of ministry. We are asking that you robe and participate in the opening procession of this year’s Service of Ordering.  Instructions

    •  Retirement Celebration Service - Sunday, June 7, 4:00 PM

Invited family and friends for the Retirement Celebration Service on Sunday, June 7, 4 PM, need to arrive by 3 PM and gather in the lower level pre function area.  There is an elevator and an escalator that will take you down to the lower level.   There will be hospitality greeters to meet you in the lower level to provide you with further instruction.

 

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