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Parish Nurse: Phyllis McPherron

 The Parish Nurse focuses on the healing ministry at First Presbyterian Church. It speaks to our mission statement directing us as a caring community of faithful followers of Jesus Christ. The Parish Nurse’s activities may include:

·         Visiting church members in their homes and hospitals
·         Counseling members on health related issues
·         Referring members to community resources
·         Providing educational opportunities and resources related to health and illness
·         Assisting in adapting to lifestyle changes
·         Providing health screenings
·         Facilitates Caregiver's Support Group
·         Working with Health Ministry and Parish Visitors to further the Health Ministries program
First Presbyterian Church is committed to advancing the well being of its members through active promotion of the mind, body, and spiritual wholeness of the congregation. The Parish Nurse helps to fulfill this mission. 

Some events from this past year include

  • Red Cross Blood Drive
  • Presentation on "The Human Brain - Issues & Options"
  • Class on "Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate"
  • Focus on Exercise
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