Health Ministry

Parish Nurse Newsletter: Winter 2017 – Evaluating Our Ministry

This issue of the Parish Nurse Newsletter from The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod highlights how essential it is for parish nurses to complete program reviews (evaluations) of their ministry on a regular basis.

The Blessing of Synergy in Team Ministry

Muench’s presentation will discuss the value of working as a team.

Supporting people and families experiencing developmental disabilities

This presentation will explore how the presence of developmental disabilities affects everyone in the family unit.

Parish Nurse Newsletter: Fall 2017 – Ministry of presence

This issue highlights the importance of ministry of presence in the Christ-centered support parish nurses give to individuals and groups.

Taking Spiritual Vitals

This presentation will provide parish nurses with an overview of spiritual assessments as well as some simple-to-use guidelines for holistic care.

A Holistic Care Approach to Hoarding

The guest lecturer is Darlene Sorrell, RN, Parish Nurse at Hales Corner Lutheran Church, Hales Corner, Wis.

Parish Nurse Video Lecture Series: ‘Faith and Wellness’

Rev. Dr. David Ludwig presents a Parish Nurse Video Lecture Series program entitled “Faith and Wellness” for LCMS Health Ministry.

Parish Nurse Newsletter: Summer 2017 — Intergenerational Relationships

The Summer 2017 issue of the Parish Nurse Newsletter highlights the importance of encouraging intergenerational relationships within the family of faith.

Serving school children in parochial schools and parishes

Braun’s presentation will provide helpful ideas for parish nurses with or without a school.

Holding Up the Prophet’s Hand

Hartung will share insights and applications for parish nurses from his book Holding Up the Prophet’s Hand, published by Concordia Publishing House.

Parish Nurse Newsletter: Spring 2017 — The Value of Volunteers

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s spring 2017 Parish Nurse Newsletter highlights the importance of volunteers to the overall ministry of congregations.

KFUO Audio: ‘The Church & Mental Health Workshop’ preview

The Rev. Jeff Pflug and Richard Davenport joined KFUO Radio host Andy Bates to discuss “The Church & Mental Health Workshop” scheduled for Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Dillsboro, Ind.

‘Dear Health-Care Professional Taking Care of My Mom with Alzheimer’s’

DiLeone will share her experiences as a daughter who shared the journey through Alzheimer’s disease with her mother.

KFUO Audio: The Whole Family Matters

Bethesda Lutheran Communities’ Mona Fuerstenau says it’s important to involve the whole family of a person with a disability in the journey through life.

Parish Nursing as a Vocation

This presentation will help parish nurses recognize and appreciate their calling to parish nursing

Parish Nurse Newsletter – December 2016

This December 2016 issue of the Parish Nurse Newsletter highlights ways parish nurses have reached out and served a particular population in their midst.