Parish Nurse

Parish Nurse Newsletter: Fall 2018 – Spiritual care

LCMS Parish Nurse Newsletter provides information and insight about including a spiritual component when caring for the whole person.

Parish Nurse Video Lecture: ‘Exercise in the Congregation’

Helpful information on how to start an exercise program in the congregation.

Parish Nurse Video Lecture: ‘Reaching out and caring for veterans’

The Rev. Dr. Steven Hokana, chaplain, Lt. Col., USA (Ret.), D. Min., BCC, assistant director for the LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces, presents “Reaching Out and Caring for Veterans.”

Parish Nurse Newsletter: Summer 2018 – Coping with life’s transitions

LCMS Parish Nurse Newsletter provides information and insight about handling times of transition in life — whether your own or when caring for others.

Fear, Anxiety and Wellness: Journey to a Heart at Peace

Dr. John Eckrich, a retired practicing physician and the founder of Grace Place Wellness Ministries, teaches on “Fear, Anxiety, and Wellness: Journey to a Heart at Peace.”

Parish Nurse Newsletter: Spring 2018 – Mental health

LCMS Parish Nurse Newsletter provides basic information and insight that can be used when caring for individuals who have mental illness concerns.

‘Our Way Home: A Journey through the Lord’s Prayer’

The Rev. Dr. Daniel Paavola uses his book Our Way Home: A Journey through the Lord’s Prayer to explain how parish nurses can use each petition of the Lord’s Prayer to connect with the people they serve.

Heart Health

Jennie Johnson, RN-BC, Ph.D., parish nurse at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Rathdrum, Idaho, will present helpful information on the current understanding of how heart attacks and strokes develop and the connection with dementia during the February video lecture for parish nurses.

Confidentiality, Prov. 11:13b

The Rev. Dan P. Gilbert, president of the LCMS Northern Illinois District, takes a look at confidentiality, what God teaches in His Word about it and how parish nurses should handle this issue.

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.