Parish-Nurse-Fall-2015-Newsletter-233x300Fall 2015: This issue of the Parish Nurse Newsletter focuses on the importance of lifelong learning for parish nurses. Different styles of teaching are available to meet the needs of individuals who learn in a variety of ways. Opportunities for this continuing education include domestic violence training, parish nurse district convocations and the parish nurse video series.

Information on the following items also is included:

  • Updates on the InFaith Community Foundation Grant, which is used to fund LCMS district parish nurse convocations;
  • Dates of some of the LCMS district parish nurse convocations;
  • Parish nurses serving in clinical settings; and
  • Parish nursing in Canada, which illustrates just how much the ministry of parish nursing is needed around the world.

Updates and overviews are given of various conferences, activities and resources of interest to parish nurses, both here in the United States and throughout the world.

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

The Lord bless your ministry,

Dr. Marcia (Marcy) Schnorr and Karen Hardecopf
Parish Nursing Coordinators, LCMS Health Ministry

P.S. Mark your calendars now for the 24th Annual Concordia Conference for Parish Nurses and Congregational Health Ministries, which will be held May 25-26, 2016, at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, under the theme “Hope and Health,” based on Rom. 15:13. For more information, or to receive a registration brochure when it becomes available, contact