NCF Staff

JCN Editorby Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner, JCN Editor

How do you maintain your sense of vocation and calling as a nurse or nurse educator? Recently I was asked to speak on this challenging topic at two events hosted by Seattle Pacific University. What a rich experience we had together!

Florida nursing students

Renee, Jane and Fran

by Jane Hall, NCF Director

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.

Urbana 12We're gearing up for Urbana 12 where a new generation of students will be challenged to participate in God's mission to change the world.

NCF student conference"I understand now that nursing is a ministry," commented a nursing student who attended the NCF conference, "What's Vital: Basics in Spiritual Care" on October 22, 2011 in Durham, NC.

JoyMeet Joy, a nursing student and our newest NCF member! Joy will be traveling around the USA to report on how God is working on campuses and in the nursing world.

KBC Ugandaby Connie Jarlsberg, NCF Missions Specialist

In September I was in Uganda for a medical mission week sponsored by Kampala Baptist Church (KBC). We saw God at work in so many ways!

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.

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