Welcome to the HUMC Faith Community Health Page!

The connections between faith and health are more than the miracles for which we pray. Including faith into your behavior of health lends benefits to less stress, better emotional health and higher self-esteem along with encouraging even more healthy decisions.

On this page, you will find helpful tips and links for keeping up with your health. You can also find the latest health offerings from Harrisburg United Methodist Church and health news from Faith Community Nurse Sarah Harris.

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    Suicide Prevention Talk

    Did you know that suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for ages 15-24 in the US and is the 2nd leading cause of death in SD, second only to accidents? Most of us know someone who has been affected by suicide. While this is a difficult topic to...

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    HUMC Walking Club

    I am excited to announce the trial of a walking club at the Harrisburg United Methodist Church. All are welcome to participate, this class will be accommodating to all fitness levels, no experience required.J For the month of March, classes will be on Tuesdays from 9-10am as well as 7-8pm....

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    Heart Health Awareness Month

    February is heart health awareness month. The following is information from the American Heart Association on Cardiac arrest and what can be done to help a love one to survive it. Cardiac arrest can strike immediately and without warning.  According to the American Heart Association, sudden cardiac arrest is the...

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    Better Choices. Better Health Workshops.

    Harrisburg United Methodist Church is hosting a Better Choices. Better Health workshop to help people living with a chronic disease live a fuller, healthier life! Better Choices. Better Health is a program based on a study from Stanford University. The workshop is comprised of six sessions lasting 2 1/2 hours. The...

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    Breast Cancer Awareness of Month

    October is Breast Cancer awareness month; did you know that 1 out of every 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their life time? Chances are you know someone who has been impacted. This could be your mom, your sister, your friend or even you. Early detection is...

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    Prayer Shawl: Wrapping a Person with Christ’s Love

    Do you know how to crochet? IF SO…. are you willing to use your gifts to bless someone in our church? A prayer shawl is a crocheted shawl or lap blanket that is prayed over while made. Then, it is given to someone who has been identified as needing a...