Multicultural and Community Affairs

Local Outreach: Faith-based Chronic Disease Prevention

To reduce racial and ethnic health disparities associated with cardiovascular disease, outreach efforts resulted in faith based organization, signing a letter of intent to address cardiovascular disease and obesity reduction by establishing and implementing the following written congregational policies where needed:

  • Make healthy food/beverage options available
  • Offer parishioners education classes on nutrition guidelines
  • Establish policies that support physical activity for church staff
  • Establish a wellness committee
  • Promote physical activity and healthy food options

In 2013 Life Abundant Wellness was created as the call from The Redeemed Church of God, Christ Embassy. The name was derived from scripture – "The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly." (John 10:10)

“We believe that abundant life should show not only in our spiritual life but also in the physical. Apostle John prayed for the brethren in 3 John:2 saying, ‘Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.’

“We promise to work diligently on this program to serve the best to church members and our community in the way that honors our Lord Jesus Christ. We thank the Lord for your life and the Creighton University Wellness for your willingness to partner with us in this endeavor. Your assistance, experience and technical support are needed for the success of the program as we all rely on God the provider of all good things to see us through. Thanks for all that you are doing and will do for God and His people.”
Abundant Life Wellness Committee: Deacon Tata