Physical Wellness

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Exercise Program

A low impact aerobics class is offered to any interested parishioner on Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in the East Campus Meeting Room. Cost is $2.00 per session. Join us whenever you can, no sign up is necessary.

Laurie Neary, Parish Nurse - (419) 885-5791 

Funeral Luncheon


A Funeral Luncheon Program has been developed to serve a lunch in the Family Center following any parishioner's funeral at St. Joseph Church.  There are teams of volunteers to coordinate dessert dishes, setup and cleanup.  Families may choose from a selected catered menu at a minimal cost.

Nora Brunt (419) 843-5612                     Annie Lawrence  (419) 882-7609

Girls on the Run (GOTR)

GOTR is a an after-school program for girls in grades 3 through 5 that combines training to participate in a 5K running event with self-esteem enhancing discussions and a community service project. St. Joseph sponsors two teams that are open to all parishioners within the eligible grade levels. Participants meet from 3 pm – 4:30 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays. To find out more about GOTR, visit Contact us if you are interested in coaching or registering a participant.

Laurie Neary, Parish Nurse - (419) 885-5791                                Juli Snyder - (419) 882-6670

Let Us Be Your Legs

This program provides assistance with errands such as grocery shopping, medication pickup, etc. This service is for any parishioner who needs help especially seniors, new moms, those who are ill or recovering from surgery and unable to get out on their own.

Nancy Bohn - (419) 841-5725                                                Laurie Neary - (419) 885-5791 

Loan Closet

Reusable assistive equipment, such as a cane, walker, shower chair, etc., can be donated or borrowed from the St. Joseph equuipment closet.  Any request to donate or borrow the equipment nees to be made by calling the Parish Nurse's Office. 

Laurie Neary - (419) 885-5791 

Lunch 'N Learn

For all parishioners and their guests!  THe program begins with lunch at 11:30 a.m. with the speaker of that month to follow.  It is held in the East Campus Meeting Rooms 5 times a year.  The cost is $5 and regisration is needed for planning purposes.  

Laurie Neary, Parish Nurse - (419) 885-5791

Share a Meal

Parish volunteers provide meals to parishioners, who due to illness or injury are unable to prepare their meals. The need of the parishioners and the availability of volunteers determine the number of meals provided. This program is designed to assist parishioners on a short-term basis. If long term assistance is needed, the parish nurse will be contacted. If you are in need of this service, or if you would like to volunteer in this program, please call the numbers below.

Laurie Neary, Parish Nurse - (419) 885-5791                       Ellen Breininger - (419) 882-4222



Services Provided:


  • Flu Shots (Fall)

  • Exercise Program

  • Blood Pressure Screenings

  • Medical Equipment Loan Closet

  • Discharge Calls

  • GOTR (Girls on the Run)