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Welcome to the website of the Evangelical Lutheran Parish Nurse Association! We seek to be the light of Christ as we integrate faith and health in the ministry of parish nursing. Here you will find information about parish nursing, tools to assist you in your ministry,  as well as updates on our progress and activities. May God bless you with peace and joy for the day!

Nancy Deetz and Bishop
Nancy Deetz, National Co-Chair, with Rev. Elizabeth Eaton
at the WELCA Triannial in 2014.

New ELPNA Blog
We are excited to announce a new communication source for Parish Nurses/Faith Community Nurses and our organization!  We have created a blog at https://elpna.blog  Please give it a try, let us know what you think, and let us know how we can make this website more helpful to you and your practice!

The ELPNA National Executive Committee
Carol DeSchepper, Chair (Region 3)  cjdeschepper@gmail.com
Nancy Deetz, Vice Chair (Region 3)  nancydeetz.nd@gmail.com
Andrea West, Secretary (Region 2) amwestrn@yahoo.com
June Sand, Treasurer (Region 3) djsand@comcast.net

For further information Click here to download our ELPNA Brochure


Holistic healing:

Parish Nurses Care for Body, Mind and Spirit
A wonderful article based on interviews from our own ELPNA nurses. 

Updated: 07/7/2017