Walking in Health with Parish Nurses
Across the country, parish nurses are helping congregations walk in health towards a more active lifestyle. Parish nurses, or Faith Community Nurses, are health experts who work within specific congregations to provide the tools, resources, and support necessary to make healthy decisions and stay active. In their capacity as health counselors, advocates, educators, and providers of spiritual care, they are on the frontlines of congregational health, working with church members to address healing of the body, mind and spirit.
Read more about Walking in Health with Parish Nurses. Rebekah Seymour of Texas and Nancy Merila of Missouri were recently featured on the White House Blog on how they help their congregations to a healthier lifestyle. Parish Nurses across the country are actively involved in all kinds of walking programs to keep their congregations healthy and to lead a active lifestyle.