- The Parish Nurse: Providing a Minister of Health for Your Congregation, Granger E. Westberg and Jill Westberg McNamara, Augsburg Fortress, 1990 — Although this book is 15 years old, it remains a classic for outlining the theory behind the development of the idea of parish nursing.
- Parish Nurse - Promoting Whole Person Health Within Faith Communities, Phyllis Ann Solari-Twadell and Mary Ann McDermott, eds., Sage, 1999
- The Essential Parish Nurse: ABCs for Congregational Health Ministry, Deborah L. Patterson, The Pilgrim Press, 2003
- Parish Nursing: Stories of Service and Care, Verna Brenner Carson and Harold G. Koenig, Templeton Press, 2011
Living Lutheran Articles
A Network of Care, by Lori Haugen
How two parish nurse collaborated between Maryland and Tucson, Arizona to help a family "facing dire health situations on both ends.
Holistic healing: Parish Nurses Care for Body, Mind and Spirit
Other Helpful Articles
Leading a Congregation Through Change
This is very helpful article, written by Carol DeSchepper, our ELPNA Executive Director. A must read for any congregation considering introducing a Parish/Faith Community Nurse Program. Click here to read the article