Contributions From Marsha McDaniel
Close to Home Pastoral Care Pamphlets
This web resource, by The Mennonite Publishing Network in partnership with the Mennonite Church and Mennonite Brethren ministries and institutions, has published an extensive series of 12-page pamphlets on "close to home" subjects such as dementia, PTSD, self-harm, gambling, bipolar disorder, overwhelming debt, acquaintance rape, spouse abuse, eating disorders, electronic addiction, pornography, elder abuse, etc.
God's Work through Parish Nursing
This web resource offers a video that, through movement, image and music, portrays the beautifully expressed work of parish nursing which can serve as a brief introduction to parish nursing and health ministry as well as a contemplative means of encouragement and inspiration for those already engaged in such work.
National Caregivers Library: Caregiving Ministries
The National Caregivers Library website, created and maintained by FamilyCare America, Inc., provides a wealth of information and resources on the issues and needs related to caregivers engaged in caring for the elderly. The “Caregiving Ministries” section of this site provides a number of ministry modules that detail information for congregations on how to plan, implement, sustain and assess these ministries.