What is a Parish Nurse?
In conjunction with our commitment to be with the sick, poor, the alienated, the suffering, and the dying, Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church began its Parish Nurse Program on March 1, 2004. A parish nurse facilitates the healing mission of our congregation by serving in the following roles:
The following are just some examples of a parish nurse's activities.
“Do not Fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire, you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. Fear not, for I am with you.” -- Isaiah 43: 1-2
Winter Weather Concerns
With winter in full swing now, sometimes travel to and from church can be hazardous. Please read our winter advisory for all members of Our Redeemer's.
Emergency preparation is an important part of life. The Countryside Public Health offers this list of emergency preparedness tips.
Sometimes it can be tricky to tell whether the sniffles you are having are from a common cold or the first signs of a serious flu. Here are some tips to tell the difference between the two and how to treat them to get back on your feet as soon as possible.
Minutes from the latest Health Ministry Team meeting on December 5 can be read here.
An exercise and fellowship group for community residents of all ages. Everybody can feel free to exercise at their own ability level.
This program is especially helpful for those with arthritis, high blood pressure, weight, balance and other related health issues. A great way to start the day!
Click here to learn more!
Our Parish Nurse can always use more volunteers! Please consider volunteering in one or more of the following ways:
Contact the church office to volunteer.