People seeking to start 2015 with a fresh approach will enjoy a free event sponsored by the Forever Young Ministry of Crenshaw United Methodist Church.
The program, ‘Dedication to Hope, Health and Healing: A New Year, A New You,’ takes place on Saturday, January 31, from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., at Crenshaw UMC, 3740 Don Felipe Drive in Los Angeles. The Rev. Royce Porter is the host pastor.
Outlining the event’s purpose, a spokesperson explained, “This will be a time of praise, prayer and the start of a healthy journey into the new year. It’s an opportunity for people to go beyond the usual resolutions and make a step-by-step commitment to a journey to spiritual, physical and mental health.
“The Rev. Cavalain Hawkins of Hollypark United Methodist Church will bring an encouraging message of hope and healing. Surgical Oncologist, Dr. Rebecca Alleyne, will discuss measures to prevent and treat breast cancer.
“Ms. Brenda Naulls-Wilmore of the African American Health Initiative will cover prevention and management of diabetes,and Valerie Alleyne Udeozor, RN, MSN, and the Pasadena City College Nursing faculty will presenta dramaticskit on the prevention of hypertension, heart disease and stroke.”
The agenda includes music, praise dancing, prayer and refreshments. Also, instructors will give lessons on tai chi and yoga exercises. Attendees are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing.
To register, call (323) 292-0141.