Parish-Nurse-Newsletter-Image-Spring-2015In 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 discussing medical mission teams; continuing education for parish nurses; and the nursing CAPS evaluation program are also provided. In addition, an article on parish nursing in India 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.

The Lord bless your ministry,

Dr. Marcia Schnorr and Karen Hardecopf
Parish Nurse Ministry Coordinators, LCMS Health 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 becomes available, contact