Answers to the question, “How does your congregation or school encourage good health among members, students and/or workers?”
The Rev. James Wiggins Jr., pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jacksonville, Fla., invites his congregation to join him on hourlong, weekday walks.
And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17
As chaplain at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill., Rev. Jeffrey McPike shares the love of God in Christ on a daily basis with people who often feel separated from God because of their medical condition.
The LCMS has, along with the whole Christian church on earth, historically believed that the Church is called to bring compassion and healing to body and soul in a broken society. Through the coordinated efforts of LCMS Health Ministries, which provides educational resources, relief projects and hands-on medical volunteers, thousands of people at home and abroad receive the healing and compassionate touch of the Great Physician.