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.
The resources from LCMS Health Ministry are provided to help congregations that want to begin a parish-nurse ministry.
Volunteers are needed to staff five Mercy Medical Teams that will serve in Madagascar, the Dominican Republic, Kenya and Kyrgyzstan in 2014.
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.
The staff and volunteers at Voice of Care serve approximately 900 children and adults with developmental disabilities in the northern Illinois area.
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.