Local Mission

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.

7282011mtThis is the second part of an interview with Mary Thompson who served in various roles with NCF since her days in nursing school in the 1960s. Mary was the NCF National Director from 1984 to 2007. In part one of our interview, Mary reflects on a lifetime of working tirelessly to promote the Christian values that lie at the heart of nursing.

NCF at USFA week before classes began at the University of South Florida, Chrissy Farr joined other members of her church for a 24/7 prayer watch for God's work on campuses in the area.

MikailaAs a nursing student, Mikaila Holt grew in her faith as a leader in the NCF ministry at the U of IL at Chicago. Now Mikaila is making a difference in the world as a community health nurse. She talks about her journey. . . .

NCF: How did NCF influence you as a student and now as an RN?

This summer a group of NCF students, staff, alumni, faculty and friends gathered to celebrate God's ongoing work in western Michigan. "Recently we established NCF chapters at two nursing schools where students studied God's Word together and discovered what it looks like to be a follower of Jesus in nursing," said Curt Keiper, Area Director for InterVarsity.

NCF in MI

Mary ThompsonMary Thompson was the national director of NCF from 1984-2007, then she served in a fund development role with InterVarsity until June 30, 2011. Now Mary is the Minister of Congregational Care in her home church in Minneapolis, MN. We talked with Mary as she reflected on her 43 years of working tirelessly to promote the Christian values that lie at the heart of nursing.

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