In this issue, you will find articles written by parish nurses and others that share ideas and resources for promoting health of body and soul in congregations and communities, both here in the United States and throughout the world.

Articles detailing parish nurses hosting healing services in their congregations and how parish nurses can play an essential role in grief ministry are also provided. In addition, an article on parish nursing in Australia is included and illustrates just how much the ministry of parish nursing is needed around the world.

Lastly, you will find updates and overviews of various conferences, activities and resources of interest to parish nurses.

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The Lord bless your ministry,
Dr. Marcia Schnorr and Karen Hardecopf
Coordinators, LCMS Parish Nurse Ministry

P.S. Don’t forget to mark your calendar for the 23rd Annual Concordia Conference for Parish Nurses and Congregational Health Ministries, May 27-28, 2015, with the theme, “Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus: Let all the faithful serve Him.” For more information or to receive a registration brochure when it ecomes available, contact