Community Health Ministry Viewpoints – Parish Nursing

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2009. Accessed June 26, 2017.

The value of parish nursing is enthusiastically expressed by several parish nurses, including a Hispanic nurse. The speakers tell what parishes nurse do, how they view their work and how they have experienced the spiritual aspects of their work. Each one interprets the work as a ministry within the congregation. The experiences of the nurses show how the congregation sees and interacts with a parish nurse. Clergy persons also express their appreciation for the work of a parish nurse and how that work enriches the congregation. This video is an excellent introduction to parish nursing and the possibilities of health ministry within a congregation. It can serve as an appetizer for those considering a parish nurse or health ministry.