10 Resources tagged as Health Ministry Basics
While not a "how-to" manual, this e-book presents accurate information about health ministry, with a focus on congregations and their leadership. Previously published in book form with a red cover, this edition has been updated by the author. We are extremely grateful to Stephanie Ulrich for her work in health ministry and her continued support of NEHM.
- Why should a congregation consider health ministry?
- What is the theological grounding for health ministry?
- How does health ministry relate to spiritual healing?
- How does health ministry differ from good pastoral care?
- What is parish nursing?
- What are the roles of a parish nurse?
- What is the difference between parish nursing and health ministry?
- Specifically, what does a parish nurse do?
- What is a typical day for a parish nurse?
- How do you know whether a church is ready for health ministries?
Faith Community Tools and Congregational Resources from Northwest Parish Nurse Ministries. Northwest Parish Nurse Ministries (NPNM), an interfaith, non-profit agency, initiates, develops and supports faith community nursing / health ministries throughout the Pacific Northwest. Membership is open to anyone interested in advancing wellness and wholeness within communities of faith.
This brochure touches on three groups of individuals missing from many places of worship: Aging, Those with Temporary Disabilities, and those who are Disabled. It gives insight to external reasons why these groups are not participating and then looks at internal, or things we are doing that are not warm and welcoming. This resource is a gift from the Diocese of Oklahoma.