Pastors, community leaders, and others, gathered with the members of the Faith Temple Church of God in Christ at 650 Pollard Street here in Jasper on Wednesday to officially break ground on the church’s new Nehemiah Family Life Center.

The Nehemiah Center, a 13,000 square foot facility, provides community programs and services, youth programs, recreational and fitness facilities, office space, a full commercial kitchen, and a computer/homework lab.  The facility will also serve as a shelter in times of storms or other needs.  The Nehemiah Family Life Center, Inc. is a recognized 501(c)3 organization.

FREE Health Clinic July 28th!

Jasper Community Wellness in conjunction with the East Texas Health Access Network and local providers are sponsoring a free health clinic for residents of Jasper, Newton and the surrounding communities. They are targeting individuals who are uninsured with limited or no access to health care. In addition to screening for diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, and osteoporosis, they will be able to treat patients with these and other chronic ailments at no charge.

Scheduled dates are Saturday, March 31st, Saturday, July 28th, Saturday, September 29th, and Saturday, December 29th at the Nehemiah Center of the Faith Temple Church of God in Christ located at 650 Pollard Street, here in Jasper.

Scheduled times are 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., with registration at the door and first come first served.

Those wanting cholesterol or diabetes screening and testing should not eat anything after midnight on the evening before coming to the clinic.

Nehemiah Family Life Center...Breaking ground!

“Rebuilding community through rebuilding lives!”