Health Ministry

Mercy Medical Teams seek volunteers

Volunteers are needed to staff five Mercy Medical Teams that will serve in Madagascar, the Dominican Republic, Kenya and Kyrgyzstan in 2014.

Parish Nurse Newsletter – Fall 2013

In this issue you will find items written by parish nurses and others that share ideas and resources for promoting health of body and soul in congregations and communities. You will also find stories of how parish nurses are serving in congregations, in the community and in the world, during times of calm and times of disaster. Lastly, you will find updates and overviews of various conferences and activities of interest to parish nurses.

Discover how LCMS parish nurses assist with the care of congregations and their surrounding communities

Discover how LCMS parish nurses assist with the care of congregations and their surrounding communities in both body and soul. This in-depth discussion on the vocation of parish nursing includes information on how to become a parish nurse, educational programs, and the theological framework for this work of mercy in the name of Christ.

Parish Nurse Newsletter – Summer 2013

In this issue you will find items written by parish nurses and others that share ideas and resources for promoting health of body and soul in congregations and communities.

National Mercy Grant Brings Word of Life to the Developmentally Disabled

The staff and volunteers at Voice of Care serve approximately 900 children and adults with developmental disabilities in the northern Illinois area.

International Mercy Grant Gives Hope to the Hopeless

The LCMS supports the Hope Family Counseling Center in Russia. The center opened in 1993 and works in conjunction with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria, one of the LCMS’s two Russian partner churches.

Life Together

The LCMS Office of National Mission (ONM) works to foster healthy Lutheran congregations that bear witness and have mercy in that same life together.