Care & Support


 

Pastor care is handled by staff and several volunteer members which includes the following areas:

  • Hospital visitation
  • Providing meals for those going home from the hospital
  • Pastoral conversations around issues of special sensitivity or personal concern
  • Administering communion to the home bound
  • Providing prayer partners for each service to provide personal, private, and confidential prayer with anyone who asks
  • A group of care partners who provide a variety of ministry activities
  • Caring for aging parents support group
  • Healing services
  • On going support for persons who are dealing with intractable, chronic, situations
  • Pre-Cana conferences (pre-marital counseling) for engaged couples

Confidentiality is of the utmost importance in the ministry and is always stressed with Care and Prayer Partners, as well as those providing home communion. Please contact the Church Office for more information on any of these important ministry points or if you have need of any of these care services.


 

 

Parish Nurse


Susan Sossamon is our Parish Nurse.  Her office is located off the hallway across from the Music Office. 

Her office hours are:

Tuesday & Thursday - 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Wednesday - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Sunday - 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

Blood pressure screening is available the last Sunday of every month.

 

You can also reach her by email at parishnurse@flctulsa.org

 

Parish nurses focus on assessing and addressing the spiritual, physical and emotional needs of individuals and families within the context of a faith community.

In partnership with the pastoral staff and church members, the parish nurse promotes the faith community as a source of health and healing. Building relationships and friendships, parish nurses regularly engage in activities that teach prevention and encourage healthy lifestyles.


 

 

Roles of the Faith Community Nurse

Health Educator

Promotes an atmosphere where individuals of all ages, through a variety of educational activities, explore the relationship between values, attitudes, lifestyle, faith and health.

Personal Health Counselor

Discusses health issues and problems with individuals; makes home, hospital and nursing home visits as needed.

Referral Agent

Referrals are provided to other congregational resources as well as those found in the community at large.

Facilitator of Volunteers

Recruits volunteers and coordinates resources within the congregation to serve in various health ministries.

Developer of Support Groups

Facilitates the development of support groups for members of the faith community and people from the external community.

Health Advocate

The faith community nurse works with the client, faith community and primary health resources to provide what is in the best interest of the client from a whole person perspective.

Integrator of Faith and Health

In all activities and contacts, the faith community nurse seeks to promote the understanding of the relationship between faith and health.


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