• Use local resources such as the local Children's Hospitals for their newsletters, and other local hospitals for additional resources. Join a local Parish Nurse/Congregational Health Ministry group for support. Become involved with you Diabetic Association in your town, Arthritis foundation, Alzheimer's etc. They all offer great health information and support.
  • Use local resources such as the local Children's Hospitals for their newsletters, and other local hospitals for additional resources. Join a local Parish Nurse/Congregational Health Ministry group for support. Become involved with you Diabetic Association in your town, Arthritis foundation, Alzheimer's etc. They all offer great health information and support.
  • Our church belongs to the Ohio Health Community Resources group that offers monthly meetings, and support material such as healthy handouts, BP cuffs, and monthly CEU's for licensing.
  • Please visit our national website LCMS Parish Nursing. There you will find on line resources and additional reading. You are encouraged to sign up for the Quarterly Parish Nurse Newsletter and other publications.
  • Important Contacts:
    • Steve Gruenwald @
      Health and Wellness Educator
      Concordia Plan Services
      (888) 927-7526, ext 6718
      (314) 885-6718
      Steve will send you his health newsletter publications via email. They are wonderful!
    • Annetta Dellinger and Karen Doerger, Joy for Caring Hearts Ministry @ . They have a newsletter about care giving.
    • Carol A. Leuders Bolwerk, Program Director Parish Nurse Ministries @ . Carol will help get you set up for the upcoming Parish Nurse and Congregational Health Ministries conference hosted at CUW on May 28-29, 2014 "Reflecting God's Love". Carol also offers Christian Care giving: The Concept and Practice of Parish Nursing and Congregational Health Ministries. This on-site or long distance course is the one I have taken for professional development in my role as Parish Nurse. There are others.
    • Wheat Ridge Ministries Visit their website www.wheatridge.org. We have several International Parish Nurses that I was privileged to meet at last year's conference at Concordia University. You can also visit: Lutheran Parish Nurse International website.