Faith Community Nurse
Sandra Wright, R.N.
SO WHAT IS A FAITH COMMUNITY NURSE?
A faith community nurse is a Registered Nurse who serves a faith community, sometimes called a parish nurse. There are nurses working in Christian churches of every denomination, in synagogues, temples and mosques. The modern parish nurse model was pioneered by a Lutheran pastor working in Illinois, the Rev. Dr. Granger Westberg.
First and foremost, the parish nurse is a resource. She is an advocate: for better health and for a patient-centered approach to healthcare. She is an educator: answering questions and promoting healthy choices. She is a bridge: helping to link the promise of science with the power of faith.
The nurse’s phone number is 860.535.2709.
Her email is SandraLMWright@gmail.com
Did you hear Rev. Mark's challenge on March 26, 2023 for funds to purchase a new wireless microphone? (The Live Streaming button above will bring you to the link for our service.)
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INCLEMENT WEATHER CANCELLATIONS
TUNE IN to Television Channel 3 (WFSB) or you may check our Facebook page or this
website, or call the office
(860 887-4647). A message
will be announced on the answering machine.
When Sunday School is
cancelled, church is NOT CANCELLED unless specifically
announced. We have been assured that when we post on Channel 3, they notify all the local radio stations.
Members & Friends:
Monday Morning Bible Study
TUESDAY EVENING group will continues through March 28.
The class will also be available on Zoom by contacting Pastor Scott VanAlst at 860-237-7964 or email@example.com.
The Clothing Shed is open.
Please place donations in bags and tie them.
We accept all soft goods: clothing, shoes, blankets, curtains, towels, etc.
We are so excited to be planning for a 2023 Scarecrow Festival. The date is set for Saturday September 23, 2023. 10 AM till 4 PM. This will be our 15th festival. The festival is going to probably look a little different but it is still going to be all about fun for the whole family and community.
We are looking for a coordinator for the Scarecrows. We need many volunteers and coordinators to make it successful. A list of areas that need coordinators is posted on the bulletin board outside Dudek Hall. PLEASE add your name, phone, and e-mail to the list if you would like to help. Meetings will begin in January via Zoom on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM.
Questions call Shari Purcell 860-917-9011 or e-mail shariLpurcell@gmail.com or call the church office at 860-887-4647.
The Food Pantry is open Wednesday, April 19,
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Preston City Congregational Church
321 Route 164
Preston, CT 06365
Office: (860) 886-7200
Phone: (860) 887-4647
Fax: (860) 887-4647
Office hours are 9A -12P, M-F
9 A, 10:30 A
We are handicap accessible.
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Northeast Fellowship Website:nefellowship.org
National Association website: www.naccc.org