New Gideon Health & Fitness Ministry

Established: September 26, 2010


NGBC Health & Fitness Ministry Mission

To promote a healthy Christian lifestyle though physical exercise, nutritional education, and encouragement through fellowship |We believe that our body is the temple that represents Christ, ourselves and our beliefs.

NGBC Health & Fitness Ministry Meeting Times

The NGBC Health and Fitness Ministry meets each Saturday morning at 7 AM at BREC Independence Park.

Let’s Eat Clean..Train Mean..Get Lean


That Extra Push… How do you exercise when you don’t feel like it…had a long work day….no one wants to exercise with you….you don’t know how to effectively exercise…you don’t know how to work the machines….you simply just don’t have the time?  The New Gideon Baptist Church Health & Fitness Ministry provides opportunities for its members to take advantage of exercising with each other and be a support to one another.  Woody Allen says, “80% of success is showing up”.  The human mind will react and become more apt to exercising when there is someone else to do it with him or her.  In addition to providing a standard location and time to consistently walk (consistency is the key), the Health & Fitness Ministry provided tools and resources to ensure that members of the Ministry did not have to seek out what was needed.  The Ministry congregates and walks each Saturday morning at 7 AM, at the BREC Independence Park.  Those tools and resources include, but are not limited to:  Sample Menu Suggestions, Sample Snack Suggestions, Journals and Pedometers


Did you know…

  • African American women have the highest rates of being overweight or obese
  • About 4 out of 5 African American women are overweight or obese
  • In 2009, African Americans were 1.5 times as likely to be obese as Non-Hispanic Whites
  • In 2009, African American women were 60% more likely to be obese than Non-Hispanic White Women
  • In 2007-2008, African American children were 30% as likely to be overweight than Non-Hispanic White
  • New Gideon Baptist Church Health & Fitness Ministry will have a spiritually, mentally, and physically healthy congregation!