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HEALTH MINISTRIES

From Parish Nurse Bonnie Acker, RN

There are 31 passages in the New Testament that describe how Jesus integrated faith and healing.  Calvin has an active Health Ministry that is concerned with these same issues.

As the Parish Nurse, I work with the pastors and the Health Ministry Team to coordinate programs and activities that promote health. 

Here are some examples:

  • American Red Cross blood drives
  • Health educational topics discussed in the church newsletter
  • Health Fairs
  • Walking program
  • Exercise program
  • Provide clothing and equipment for high-risk infants in Washington County
  • CPR/AED  classes
  • Driver Safety classes
  • Baby-sitting certification classes
  • Sent stethoscopes to nurses in Iraq
  • Contact by phone or visit the pastoral care referrals from the pastors
  • Provide health resource information

If you have health-related needs or questions, email or phone your Parish Nurse.  I am at the church on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

God bless you,
Bonnie Acker, RN
503-639-3273
parishnurse(at)calvinpresbyterian.org

 

Calvin is a Stephen Ministry Congregation

SM_Logo.jpgStephen Ministry is a system through which members of Calvin are trained and organized to help provide Christian Care to members of our congregation and community.  Stephen Ministers receive 50 hours of training to provide high quality Christian care to individuals experiencing a life crisis or challenge such as divorce, grief, loss of a job, illness, or relocation. Please call the church office at 503-639-3272 or e-mail letters(at)calvinpresbyterian.org for more information.

Judy Miller, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist
Dr Miller has an onsite office and specializes in individual, couples and family evaluation and therapy. Read more about her practice at http://www.drjudymiller.com