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Faith Community Nursing

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What is Faith Community Nursing?

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Faith Community Nurses share their gifts and strengthen their faith communities by helping others to maintain and/or regain wholeness in body, mind and spirit. Faith Community Nursing (FCN) is a recognized specialty by the American Nurses Association. FCN's function in paid or unpaid positions as members of the pastoral team.

What Are the Benefits to the Faith Community?

  • Prepare, advocate and respond to your the faith community in supporting its role in ministry to the whole person.
  • Increases awareness of and access to community health resources, referrals, health care expertise, and support group development.

Have Questions about Becoming a Faith Community Nurse?

Enroll in one of our programs today! 


Linda Witmer, RN, MS, MPH, MDIV
Adjunct Faculty

For more information please contact:

Recruitment Specialist
Eastern Mennonite University at Lancaster

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