Parish Health Nurse – Diana Dirksen
The Parish Nurse Ministry with American Lutheran and Parkview Methodist church has been going since 2003. Our main programs have been Walking program in the early (cold) part of the year, with a women’s program in September followed with a Christmas party. Other projects includes sending Birthday cards to those over 75, remembering those that join the church, confirmands and graduates, a weekly insert into the bulletin and a monthly newspaper article. Blood pressures are taken monthly and referrals requests can be made as needed. We strive to be a patient advocate and help parishioners in any way that we can. As time allows, home visits can be arranged.
American Lutheran Church is available to those who would like to walk for exercise. Walk individually or maybe you have a small group you’d like to share in the conversation with during walking—just stop on in during regular business hours.