Health Ministry

Encouraging Christ-centered wellness for church workers and laity


LCMS Health Ministry works to support and promote Christ-centered health and wellness of body, mind and spirit through congregational health ministries and to promote and encourage Christ-centered health and wellness among LCMS church workers.

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  • Health Ministry helps members of LCMS congregations to touch lives in the name of Christ by:

    • Assisting congregations and parish nurses in promoting health and wellness education (including spiritual, physical, relationship and environmental concerns) and healing community characteristics
    • Supporting Lutheran health care professionals in their Christian vocation by providing resources and offering formal and informal networks of support
    • Promoting the health and healing ministry of the Gospel among professional church workers, their spouses and families by promoting a healthy lifestyle, including good nutrition, exercise, continuing education, balance between professional and personal life and stress reduction, with the awareness and endorsement of the congregation
    • Developing resources, suggestions and policies around health and healing issues in church and society

    We do this in response to God’s love and His Word, responding to Jesus Christ’s mandate to the church “to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick” (Luke 9:2).

Recent News

Health Ministry – Reporter
Reaching Out and Caring for Veterans
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 3:18:48 PM

Parish Nurse Newsletter: Summer 2018 – Coping with life’s transitions
Monday, June 18, 2018 3:33:56 PM

Fear, Anxiety and Wellness: Journey to a Heart at Peace
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 1:57:25 PM

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Introduction to Parish Nursing Video Curriculum

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The Church Is For Everyone

Jesus wants the church to have open doors, welcoming all people inside. Many times, people with disabilities don’t participate simply because they haven’t been asked.

This new resource from LCMS Health Ministry provides straightforward and inexpensive ideas to help volunteers — Sunday school teachers, VBS leaders, youth workers and others — include people of all abilities in their next church event.

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Staff

Marcia Schnorr & Karen Hardecopf — Coordinators for LCMS Parish Nursing

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