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CTK’s Community Health Initiative General 


Community health and general health information can be found on the bulletin board across from the Nurses office. Also, check under “Connecting” on our website. I also have many informational pamphlets and flyers located in the Nurse’s office. Room 116. Any staff member can open the room, so you can peruse the information and take home, if you wish. 

CTK also has a Community Health Facebook page – Click on the link and like us if you would like to receive updates.

Health Cabinet Openings

We have openings to join the Health Cabinet. We meet monthly on Wednesdays at 7:30pm. If you have any interest in the Wellness Wheel (Spiritual, Social, Emotional, Physical, Financial, Vocational, Intellectual), this is a great committee to be on.   You do not have to be “Magazine Healthy” to join us. We are all struggling. 

Bloomington Health and Wellness Award
Thank you to Jean Butala for nominating the Health Cabinet and me for the Bloomington Health and Wellness Award. The award is to be presented to us on April 3rd at the City Council Meeting. Our congregation has so much love and the diligence to problem solve and bring forth all that we can to reach out to our community. We do not do it for awards and accolades, but it helps to know we are making a difference and people notice! Thank you to everyone who made and continues to make things happen and for supporting the Health Cabinets efforts. God bless you all.


 Living Well with Chronic Conditions Program – Mondays April 2nd – May 7th 12:30-3:00pm

This is a group-based workshop that helps people with chronic conditions such as diabetes, cancer, heart, kidney or lung disease, fibromyalgia, arthritis, eating disorders etc. Anything where you want to work towards managing your symptoms, eating healthy, being active in new ways, learning to communicate, reducing stress, addressing issues like depression and isolation and receiving support from other participants. This is open to adults of all ages with chronic conditions, as well as family members and caregivers. Please sign up by March 28th at or call 612-706-4557   Cost is free  LuAnn Paul and Lynn Lenort will be your facilitators. A Discipleship lunch will be held prior to the workshop at 12 noon.


Community Garden 

We are in need of gardening Community Garden Committee to meet with the Health Cabinet in from 7:30-8:00 pm April 11, May 8, August 8 and October 10. We need people with some garden knowledge and/ or people who like or would like to spend a little time with the earth. This is open to people outside of Christ the King. Talk with your friends. We need this to be a COMMUNITY Garden.



Thank you to Theresa Hutch for helping us start up and lead our Tuesday Yoga program. We welcome Wendy Brom as our full time Tuesday night instructor. She has been an amazing substitute and we look forward to having more time with her. Come join us on Tuesdays 6:30pm or Saturday 8:45am. Adaptations can be addressed. Just speak to the instructor before class. All ages and abilities are welcome.

Spiritual Well-being

Lent is a great time to take care of your spiritual well-being.  It is critical to maintaining your health. You can take a break with God no matter where you are. Take home our booklet Excerpts and Adaptations from Sacred Space: Meditations for Common Places. It is available in the church Commons.

If you are interested in walking the church while meditating/praying/discussing these topics, meet Lynn Lenort in front of the church office on Wednesdays at 11am and 5pm and Sundays at 9am.  If people join, we will walk once or twice around the church in discussion on suggested topics for the week and then you can continue walking in meditation by yourself for as long as you like. The prayer room is open for use, also.                 


Health Care Directives

There have been some changes to the Health Care Directives Forms. I am in the process of updating this information and will send out more information once I have all the information.


Medical Equipment

I still have medical equipment in my office. Please come see me if you are in need of walkers, wheel chair, transfer belt, commode, shower head and shower chair.

Alzheimer’s and Vulnerable Adults

After attending a symposium on the 2 topics of Alzheimer’s and Vulnerable Adults, I have a variety of informational sheets available. These include: questions to ask when touring senior communities, the decision making process for In-home care and assisted living and various services that are available for groceries, home support and transportation. Also, please know that I am here if you have questions on whether you or a loved one is safe at home for any reason, be it safety, mental and physical health reasons or physical, mental or financial abuse issues.