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 discussing the reunion of the Lutheran Hospital in St. Louis’ class of 1964; a suggested way to write effective newsletter articles; and food safety in church kitchens are also provided. In addition, an article on parish nursing in Bethlehem 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
Parish Nurse Ministry Coordinators, LCMS Health Ministries

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