Getting Started With Mindfulness

Mindfulness practices bring many benefits but don’t have to be overwhelming. Like many habits, the more we practice, the better we get, but we don’t have to be experts before we can start. Here are some ideas for getting started…

Summer Fun & Fitness

Now that summer is finally here, it is noteworthy to review some facts to get the most out of it. More personal and family time is spent doing your favorite activities in the summer. Let’s take it outside! FUN is…

Yoga Class: Mondays, April 9-30

Discover stability and freedom in yoga! Take this opportunity to join Kim Mulder, RYT200, for a 4-week yoga series.  In this class series we will explore the foundational principles of alignment that provide support in each pose while opening the…

Health Ministry: January 2018

Life is a complex web, interconnected in every dimension. When a relationship is out of sorts, we feel out of sorts spiritually as well, or we can’t concentrate at work. If we’re eating fast food in the car between meetings,…

Health Ministry – DPOA-HC

Your 18 year old son has gone away to college – you are paying for his expenses plus he is still on your insurance. Your 36 year old daughter is newly divorced. Should you be concerned if they have an…

Nature and Wellbeing

Close your eyes for a moment. Relax. Sit quietly. Then, recall a time when, for you, everything felt right. For most people, this exercise returns them to childhood. Let yourself recall and describe the place where you were when you…

What About Physical Health?

A NEW SERIES: Well Being! – # ONE: Well Being flows out to us and from us from several sources! This series will be addressing those sources. Coming first: Following are excerpts from Dr. Lynn Japinga’s Sunday, April 9 sermon:…

Thanks for Improved Accessibility

The Hope Church Disability Concerns Task Force (DCTF) has been excited about all the ways in which the Living Hope project has addressed accessibility issues within our building. To be specific, we are thrilled to note: improved access to our…

Health Ministry: The Milky Way

Your Body: Fantabulous “….awesomely and wonderfully made….” The night the first Americans landed on the moon, we lay in our sleeping bags atop a clipped-off peak of a Montana mountain. Not having seen another person during a three day climb,…