Parish Nurse

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.

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.

Parish Nurse Newsletter – Fall 2016

“Tender loving care” is the hallmark of the art of nursing. LCMS parish nurses are no different except we provide TLCC – tender loving Christian care.

Care for the Aging

This presentation will provide insights into the blessings and challenges that older adults experience, in addition to the blessings and challenges that parish nurses may experience in serving older adults.

Guilt and Forgiveness and the Effect on Health

This presentation will explore how guilt and forgiveness affect a person’s health. The parish nurse will better understand how to encourage individuals to forgive others and to appreciate the forgiveness they have received. Both forgiving and being forgiven have a positive influence on health and wellness.

Surviving Loss

This presentation will address loss from a broader perspective — not just loss from death. The parish nurse will benefit from this discussion about losses due to changing health, lost work, loss of material possessions and all losses that are common to human existence.

Theology of the Cross vs. Theology of Glory with Implications for Parish Nurses

The Rev. Dr. Leopoldo A. Sánchez’s presentation will help the parish nurse recognize the difference between the Theology of the Cross and the Theology of Glory and respond appropriately to persons who explain their condition with an inappropriate understanding of one, or both, of these theologies.

Parish Nurse Newsletter – Spring 2016

The Spring 2016 issue of the Parish Nurse Newsletter reminds parish nurses to focus on their own well-being as they promote wellness in congregations, districts and the Church at large.

Addressing Mental Illness in the Church

Pat Doyle offers insightful and practical information to churches, law enforcement and other community-based groups that wish to provide a caring, healthful and helpful approach to persons with mental illness.

Law and Gospel with Implications for Parish Nursing

This video presentation will help the parish nurse recognize the difference between Law and Gospel and apply them correctly in interactions with individuals and groups.