Our Parish Nurse is a…


  • assessing and responding to the needs of the congregation;

  • visiting the sick in the hospital, at home and in long-term care settings;

  • assisting with individual health concerns.


  • providing education on topics related to health promotion and healthy lifestyles;

  • offering health screening;

  • conducting health fairs;

  • distributing educational materials.


  • providing a link between services available in the community and the congregation;

  • sharing knowledge about resources and agencies, support groups and home care services.


  • encouraging persons to take responsibility for their health;

  • helping them find assistance;

  • supporting volunteers and groups in the congregation with health-and-faith issues.

All services provided are confidential and without charge.

Why would I want to see the parish nurse?

Gain information about and assist with life-style change and disease prevention.

Get assistance in understanding medical procedures, drug actions and interactions & home testing procedures.

Better understand my doctor's orders for medication, exercise, and diet.

Get help in explaining ways in which to implement my doctor's orders to obtain optimal effects.

Our parish nurse does not…

Provide invasive treatment

Duplicate other available community services

Replace your doctor