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P 147 Nursing and the Mission of the Church

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Most churches see healing ministry as an important aspect of the gospel, but few recognize the potential for making health care provision a key part of their missional activities.

Parish nursing offers a means for local churches to serve their communities through the work of a registered nursing professional. It also provides the church with a bridge into the lives of those who need the healing that Christ can bring, helping to bring the fullness of life to many more people.

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Author: Helen Wordsworth

Helen Wordsworth is a Baptist minister with a background in nursing, health visiting and regional ministry. Inspired by missiological studies and similar initiatives abroad, she founded the ministry of parish nursing in the UK in 2003. She is a Queen’s Nurse and an Associate Fellow of the University of Durham Department of Theology.

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