Local Mission

Summer in LawndaleLast summer, I spent seven weeks in North Lawndale, a neighborhood of Chicago with a reputation for gang violence, poverty, STDs, obesity, and limited access to health care.

The White UmbrellaSex trafficking occurs daily in communities all around us. Every year, thousands of young women are forced into sexual exploitation. Most are under the age of 18 with an average age being 14. The damage this causes to their emotions and souls is immeasurable, but they are not without hope.

There are nearly 200 students in the nursing school at Rose State College in Oklahoma -- and more than 150 (75%) have opted in to the campus chapter of Nurses Christian Fellowship. Here is how one faculty advisor uses web ministry to affect the lives of nursing students.

Donate to the NCF TeamI asked the unit manager of a busy outpatient oncology unit, "What do you look for in hiring for your unit?" She responded emphatically, "The nurses here have to be team players, ready to step in for others."

Compassionate Care in Cleveland OHSaturday, October 6, 2012 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM (Registration & Continental Breakfast start at 8:15am)

Chapter Building at Tufts UniversityIs your NCF chapter more of a "holy huddle" or a "witnessing community"? Watch this video about how the InterVarsity chapter at Tufts University moved from being a holy huddle to a witnessing community.

4262012holisticWhat happens when nurses and nursing students get together and tell stories of God's healing work in the lives of patients?

"God gets the glory as the one who heals," said Miriam Robinson, NCF Campus Volunteer. She prayed for weeks with the student leaders of the NCF chapter who hosted the event, "Holistic Healing," at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro.

392011aedReflections from Sue Palo, NCF member

Jane HallDear Friends,

In the upcoming weeks, we will be charting our direction for 2012 and beyond, based on the resources God provides through his people this month.

This is one of the most crucial seasons of the year for us.

StopMorgan Hennessey is a world-changer. Morgan is a 2011 nursing graduate who is unemployed but not discouraged.  God has nudged her to use this time of job-hunting to reach out to local nursing communities about how they can help combat human trafficking.

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