When does the MZ ChurchFIT Challenge start?

The MZ ChurchFIT Challenge begins at the ChurchFIT kick-off taking place on SUNDAY, January 28th, 2018 during all four of our normal worship services.

How long will the Challenge last?

The Challenge will last approximately 7 months. It starts on Sunday, January 28th and ends on Sunday, August 26th.

Is there a deadline for registration?

Registration is online only and will be available all year around. Participants will also be allowed to register on site at the launch, but will have to stand in line to do so.

Is there a cost to participate?

This program is completely FREE. but you must complete the online registration to enter any ChurchFIT classes, programs, or seminars.

Is there an age requirement to participate?

You must be at least 12-years-old to participate in the ChurchFIT Challenge and to enter the adult workout areas.

Do I have to be in shape to participate in this Challenge?

No, absolutely NOT. This program was created to help people of all levels establish healthy, lifestyle changes reach their own personal goals.

Can I participate in this Challenge with a team or as an individual?

You can participate either as an individual or as a team. If you want to form a team, please note that teams must have a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 12 people.

How can I register for ChurchFIT?

There are three ways you can register:

  1. Returning Participants:

If you participated in MZ ChurchFIT 2017, you have already been sent an email with your SAME ChurchFIT Membership # from last year and a private link to your own personal registration page. Follow the link and the instructions provided. You will see that you will have the same membership # from last year and you will need to fill out the registration form and electronically sign a new waiver for this year. It is important that you use the link sent to you to register as this will connect all of your past information to your current information so that you can see your progress over the years.

  1.      b)  New Participants:

You can register online by going to mtzionnashville.org and clicking on the ChurchFIT Challenge icon, which will take you to the registration pages.

  1.     c)  Register Your Team:

You must FIRST make sure everyone on your team has registered as an individual, whether they are new or returning. After each person on your team has registered, you can register your team online by going to mtzionnashville.org and clicking on the ChurchFIT Challenge icon, then clicking on Team Registration. You will need to enter each person’s individual ChurchFIT number so that we can identify them in our system.

What do I do with my membership number/barcode once I receive it?

Once you receive your barcode via email. from your device, please highlight the barcode image and click “save”.  You will use this barcode to scan in for ChurchFIT classes throughout the year. Please note that in order for your barcode/number to become active, you must register for ChurchFIT 2018.

What if I participated in the program during another year, how and where do I register?

You will register as a NEW Participant (see above). We are only able to link your data starting from 2017.

When are the weigh-ins? What do I need to bring?

Weigh-ins are the fourth weekend of each month; Saturdays (during the time of the workout class at BOTH locations) & Sundays (before & after services at BOTH locations). All you need to bring is your barcode on your smart device – it will be scanned in a similar way they scan for classes. See the weigh-in dates for our 2018 Challenge below:

Weigh-in #1

  • Saturday, February 24th and Sunday, February 25th

Weigh-in #2

  • Saturday, March 24th and Sunday, March 25th

Weigh-in #3

  • Saturday, April 28th and Sunday, April 29th

Weigh-in #4

  • Saturday, May 26th and Sunday, May 27th

Weigh-in #5

  • Saturday, June 23rd and Sunday, June 24th

Weigh-in #6

  • Saturday, July 28th and Sunday, July 29th

Weigh-in #7

  • Saturday, August 25th and Sunday, August 26th

Is there a min. # of weigh-ins to qualify for prizes?

Yes, to qualify for grand prizes, participants must weigh in a minimum of three times. However, to qualify for the monthly competition prizes, there is not a minimum number of weigh-ins.

Can you tell me more about the monthly challenges?

This year the ChurchFIT Challenge, will be made up of monthly competitions. Participants will have the opportunity to participate and compete each month as an individual and/or with their team to win the monthly prizes. In addition, grand prizes will be awarded in the Fall for the year.

How will the Challenge record my participation in the program?

Each participant is asked to bring their membership barcode on your smart device, to each class and/or event. Your barcode will be scanned at the door to ensure you are given credit for attending.

Am I required to attend the classes?

No, you are not REQUIRED to attend the classes. However, please note that because the goal of the MZ ChurchFIT program is not to just lose weight, but rather to develop and maintain healthy lifestyle habits and behaviors, you are strongly encouraged to attend the classes in order to maximize the benefit of the program. There are additional points and prizes given for class attendance.

Who can I contact for additional information?

Please email all your requests and inquires to ChurchFIT@mtzionnashville.org