Wellness in Action

Be inspired to be your best! United Methodist clergy and lay employees share success stories of their journey to greater well-being. “Wellness in Action” also features conferences/organizations that do their part to make The United Methodist Church (UMC) a more vital place to work and worship.

Watch! Success Videos

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Annual Conferences Focus on Emotional Health
Emotional well-being of clergy is a priority in the North Alabama and Indiana Annual Conferences; see what steps they’ve taken to help assure of this.

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Texas Annual Conference
The Texas Annual Conference has established a comprehensive wellness program to support clergy and laity in their efforts to be physically and emotionally fit.

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Pastor Couple Chooses Walking: The Reverends Carol and Robert Cannon
The Reverends Carol and Robert Cannon share their story about how walking has enhanced their lives physically and spiritually.

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The Truth About Health Coaching: The Reverend Roy Nevil Story
The Rev. Roy Nevil shares his story about Health Coaching and how his opinion changed once he gave it a try.

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Blueprint for Wellness Makes a Difference: The Rev. Dr. Clayton Oliphint's Story
The Rev. Dr. Clayton Oliphint shares his story about how a Blueprint for Wellness biometric screening led to him seeking treatment for a previously undiagnosed medical condition.

Read! Success Stories

Clergy Health: a Priority in Mississippi

A look at how United Methodist clergy are getting healthier one step at a time in Mississippi. This article first appeared in Church Health Reader 2.2, (2012): 12-13. www.chreader.org

Detroit Annual Conference Answers the Challenge

The Reverend Don Emmert shares how his conference has embraced the Virgin HealthMiles Program and is enjoying improved health and well-being.

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