Connect, Cultivate, Convert
BCH3C’s goal is to
connect healthy life giving pastors and congregations with agencies that cultivate fitness, health, and wellness who will convert our community to healthier lifestyles.
The mission of Cornerstone Healthy Clergy, Congregations and Communities (Cornerstone-BCH3C) is Working Towards a Healthier Community. Our mission is to facilitate a process of
collaborating the faith community with community agencies to provide services that will combat negative barriers and conditions that lead to harmful health, fitness and wellness of the citizens living in Beaufort County, Eastern North Carolina. To assist by providing positive information, resources, training, and opportunities that will promote and improve the health and wellness of people for a better quality and increased quantity of life.
Our goal is " A Healthier You"
The goal of Cornerstone-BCH3C is to lead clergy (pastors) in taking a more active role to improve personal health by connecting them to community agencies who focus on wellness, fitness and health.
Special attention is given to negative conditions that affect good physical health and fitness that lead to obesity, hypertension, mental illness, diabetes and depression.
Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed;
Save me, and I shall be saved,
For You are my praise. Jer 17:14
Our Goal is: "A Healthier Them"
The goal of Cornerstone-BCH3C congregations aligns with that of the clergy's goals. We feel strongly about our clergy's health and therefore, just as strong about the members of their churches.
Our goal is to see participating congregation members physically fit and healthier.
"Behold, I will bring it health and healing; I will heal them and reveal to them the abundance of peace and truth." Jer 33:6
Our Goal is: "A Healthier Us"
Cornerstone-BCH3C believes that when clergy and congregations experience healthy outcomes then our community benefits from a healthier us.
Our goal is to help make our community a health place to live and grow.
Cornerstone-BCH3C is committed to the process that leads to a physically fit, well and healthier community.
"Speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head — Christ — from whom the whole body, joined and knit together by what every joint supplies, according to the effective working by which every part does its share, causes growth of the body for the edifying of itself in love." Eph 4:15-16
BCH3C Community Hubs
Beaufort County, North Carolina is approximately 952 miles in geography and is located in the eastern sector of the State. The population is well over 46,000 citizens. Cornerstone BCH3C in collaboration with Beaufort County Schools Nutrition Services Department provides meals to children ages 1 to 18 years of age throughout the county.
Cornerstone BCH3C Community Hubs have been developed by partnering with churches or community centers who operate by assisting to provide meals, resources, information and services to the citizens residing in the county.
In addition to providing meals for children, Community Hubs also open their doors to community agencies who partner with them to offer many other services such as, Faithful Families; Eat Smart Move More; Health, Fitness and Wellness Screenings; COVID-19 Testing; Diabetes Screening / Prevention Classes, and Food Pantries for the entire family.
These Community Hubs are strategically located in some of the cities and towns allowing for easy access of these and other much needed services. Below is logistics and contact information for each of the hubs. Get directions to sites by clicking on address below.