Anglican Taonga: September 2015
All manner of things shall be well
Anglican Taonga editor Julanne Clarke-Morris visited Nelson in July 2015 to meet the region's faith community nurses and suss out their ministry.
Christchurch Post Earthquake by Janet Hogan
CHRISTCHURCH POST EARTHQUAKE –
is there a role for Faith Community Nurses?
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 25 states “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security ...” The United Nation’s Millennium Project 2006 obligates world leaders to “improve peoples quality of life by targeting poverty, health, education and the environment”. These two declarations are evident in the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authorities (CERA) statement “The social well being of communities and individuals depends on a range of factors, including access to quality housing, transport, education and health systems and inclusive communities, which support people to participate fully in the life of the region”.
Reclaiming myself after child sexual abuse
Reclaiming myself after child sexual abuse by Antonia M van Loon RN PhD and Debbie Kralik RN PhD
What is the theological rationale for the Health Ministry via the Faith Community Nurse?
Very Reverend Charles Tyrrell
Parish Nurse Conference "Gaining Altitude for a Clearer Vision" Isaiah 40:31
Vaughan Park, Auckland October 2007
THEOLOGY AND HEALTH
I was ordained 30 years ago in Liverpool cathedral, England, by Bishop David Sheppard. For the first year of my ordained life I was a Deacon, under training from my wise and vastly experienced Rector, former prisoner of war of the Japanese, Owen Eva. It was Owen who asked me to preach my first sermon as a curate one week later.
What is the theological rationale for health ministry via the Faith Community Nurse?
WHAT IS THE THEOLOGICAL RATIONALE FOR HEALTH MINISTRY VIA THE FAITH COMMUNITY NURSE?
Dr. Antonia (Anne) Van Loon
"Great crowds came to him bringing the lame, the blind, the crippled, the mute and many others, and laid them at his feet; and he healed them." Matthew 15:30
The gospel is full of narratives of Jesus' actions of healing - physically, mentally and spiritually. Jesus instructs his disciples to 'go and preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick' (Luke 9:2). The Christian church, as the incarnation of Christ, is to follow his example.