Healthy Living Sabbath at Oklahoma City Central Spanish

March 1, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY – On Saturday, Dec. 11, the Oklahoma City Central Spanish Church and the health ministries department hosted a special Sabbath dedicated to healthy living. The central theme was titled “That You May Have Health. ” A complete program of Sabbath School, divine worship and presentations.

Through the Oklahoma Lions Health Screening mobile van, 32 people received free medical tests including vision, glaucoma, blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol, lung function and body fat composition. The collaboration of church volunteers was led by Doris Pérez, APRN, BCNP.

Adventist hospital chaplain and psychologist Eliel Rosabal from Texas Health Huguley Hospital in Fort Worth, Tex. led the Sabbath School lesson review with his wife, Leydis Rosabal, an oncological registered nurse. The divine worship message was presented by Andrea Chávez, LPC.

The afternoon continued with two talks. Sandra Bajaña, M.D., PHD, presented “Science and Vaccine in the Time of COVID.”The lecturer in health and nutrition, Emma Marlenis Alfaro, discussed the topic “Why We Get Sick.”

The health department provided a bicycle to encourage physical activity, an air fryer to encourage low-fat food preparation, a personal blender and healthy recipe books.

By Nancy Flores