Healing Words for Healing People | Prayers and Meditations for Parish Nurses and Other Health Professionals (Patterson)


Are you a clergy-person, healthcare worker, or care provider; do you know someone who is? Deborah Patterson, author of the highly successful The Essential Parish Nurse, is keenly aware of the resources that are needed in the health ministry profession to help you avoid burnout. This insight has enabled her to create a unique and inspiring prayer tool for you to help you minister to you patients and yourself. Healing Words For Healing People: Prayers and Meditations for Parish Nurses and Other Health Professionals provides hope, promise, and courage for your life.


Deborah L. Patterson is the Executive Director of Northwest Parish Nurse Ministries, which support the growth and development of parish nursing/faith community nurse programs and health ministries throughout the Pacific Northwest. Deborah is the author of a primer on parish nursing (The Essential Parish Nurse), one on Health Ministries (Health Ministries: A Primer for Clergy and Congregations), a book of prayers and meditations for parish nurses and health ministers, and a book of sermons and adult education resources for health ministries, covering topics such as "access to care, call to health ministry, healthy lifestyles, healthy families, healing our infirmities, and the health of creation." Formerly the Executive Director of the International Parish Nurse Resource Center, Deborah has also personally experienced just how essential a parish nurse can be, and how healing words can make all the difference in the world.

Paperback: 144 pages (5.5 x 8.5 in.)