Parish Health Ministry

The Health Ministry is an outreach program designed to promote a healthier community.  It addresses the needs of the whole person by care incorporating faith in the physical, emotional and spiritual healing process.


Who are the Parish Health Ministers?

We are nurses, health care and community professionals and other volunteers from IHM parish who offer a compassionate, understanding and caring presence as well as spiritual support.  All volunteers attend orientation provided by St. Elizabeth Health Care.


What services does the Parish Health Ministry provide?

  • Blood pressure screenings the third Sunday of each month after all Masses.
  • Health Promotion and Wellness Education programs, including speakers and an annual Health and Wellness Fair.
  • Blood drives
  • In conjunction with the Bereavement Committee, provide and serve food the family and friends after a funeral.


Are there any services being planned for the future?

  • Elizabeth Ministry provides outreach to women in special times of motherhood.
  • Simon Ministry to provide visits to parishioners in area nursing homes and those who are homebound
  • Journeymen Ministry to provide rides to church, church functions, appointments or medical treatment.


How do I volunteer for the Parish Health Ministry?

Complete the Volunteer Form (on this page) and submit it to the Parish Health Ministry.

 

Documents & Links

Volunteer Application