Health Ministries | A Primer for Clergy and Congregations (Patterson)

Health Ministries | A Primer for Clergy and Congregations (Patterson)

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Creating a Health Ministry

Deborah Patterson tackles the unique questions and concerns of starting and maintaining a health ministry program within your congregation. Patterson has compiled stories and experiences of parish nurses from within the U.S. and around the world and put them together in an accessible format. 

Health Ministries: A Primer for Clergy and Congregations will convince you to support this much-needed ministry to your congregation. We are called to preach, teach and heal!

About the Author

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 The Essential Parish Nurse, Health Ministries: A Primer for Clergy and Congregations, and more. 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: 128 pages
ISBN 978-0-8298-1791-1
2008