Multiple resources are available for Lutheran Parish Nurse/Faith Community Nurse practice. Within the US there are several Lutheran churches with four major Lutheran synods, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS), the American Association of Lutheran Churches (TAALC), and the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS).
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELPNA) resources include:
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
Evangelical Lutheran Parish Nurse Association (ELPNA) is a nonprofit membership organization for Lutheran Parish Nurses/Faith Community Nurses or nurses serving in Lutheran Congregations. Our vision is "To promote a culture of health, healing and wholeness in ELCA congregations and other Lutheran congregations, agencies and communities." (excerpted from the ELPNA Bylaws) In partnership with denominational leaders, congregations, our members, and our donors, we seek to offer programs and education to promote wholistic health to individuals and congregations, and through these efforts encourage communities toward greater health. You are on the ELPNA website at https://elpna.org/.
Bold Cafe is a free online magazine written by and geared for bold young women of faith with articles that can be used for individual or group Bible study. Their current focus is "Retreat where you are" and more information is available at: https://www.boldcafe.org/
Bold Connections is a monthly online newsletter featuring information concerning the events and activities of the Women of the ELCA. Subscription for Bold Cafe and Bold Connections is available at: Women of the ELCA : Sign Up to Stay in Touch (constantcontact.com)
Book of Faith is an initiative focusing on the Bible, with goals to increase the reading and use of Scripture. There is a four-fold process within the Book of Faith, including in-depth views for devotional, historical, literary, and theological learning, featuring a website at www.bookoffaith.org with study and webinars, and a Twitter site at www.twitter.com/bookoffaith.
Bible Studies are available online at https://www.elca.org/Resources/Bible-Studies, including Daily Discipleship at https://www.elca.org/Resources/Bible-Studies and Daily Faith Practices at https://www.elca.org/Resources/Bible-Studies#Faith.
Christian Education Network of the ELCA (CENetwork) is an organization promoting faith education. Their mission is "Supporting lifelong faith formation in the home and congregation." They provide numerous resources, networking, and a mentorship program. Membership is $50 for individuals and $25 for those who are retired or a student. Group memberships are also available. See: https://faithfulteaching.org/join-or-renew-your-membership-today with prior newsletters available for review at: https://faithfulteaching.org/e-newsletters
Wikipedia contributors. (2021, June 9). Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. in Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:56, July 14, 2021 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Evangelical_Lutheran_Church_in_America&oldid=1027745261
Women of the ELCA (WELCA)