News from Region Five
Region 5 includes:
     Illinois
     Iowa
     Northern Great Lakes
     Wisconsin

Repesentatives:

                               Sue
Michelle Knapp,    
                              Susan Richards,
Chicago, IL                                           Madison WI
mbretingk@aol.com                              beebarfhoney@yahoo.com
                                                                    

Please Note:  Grants are available for churches starting a Parish Nurse Ministry. Contact one of the above Respresenatives for information.

                                                        Region 5 News

Greetings Region 5 - Faith Community Nurses ! 

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You can find helpful resources for your church here on ELPNA website and at the Church Health Center's website -  www.churchhealth.org.  If you are looking for a Foundations of FCN course, you can find information about the ones coming up there too!                          Is anyone from Region 5 attending the "International Westberg Symposium" April 8-10 in Memphis Tn.?ELPNA will be there so look for our booth.  If you would like to help, let one of us know.

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With the help of the list of churches in Region 5 on the ELCA website, I've been looking for the parish nurses in our region by looking at church websites.  If you know of parish nurses, please let me know so I might reach out to them.

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Please send me news about what's going on in your area of Region 5 so we can publicize the events for you here on the website.  Is there anyone out there who would like to help organize a gathering for faith community nurses in our region?  Let me know.

Blessings to you and your ministry!

Michelle Knapp RN    -     newly retired (after 28 years)!  Advocate Health Care Faith Community Nurse                                     
                                           Ebenezer Lutheran Church & Immanuel Lutheran Church                               
                                           Chicago, Illinois
                                           cell (773) 936-4751


Updated 1/19