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I Beg to Differ

I Beg to Differ

NCF continues with part two of the three-part discussion based on the IVP book “I Beg to Differ” by Tim Muehlhoff.

Part 2: Organizing a Conversation - February 5, 2015

Part 3: Putting it into Practice - June 4, 2015

Time: 6:30 pm for soup supper and discussion

Place: Stadium Village Church 501 Oak Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55441 (Please enter through the door marked “office.)

Contact Margaret Taylor for more information and to RSVP.


Good GriefGood Grief … Living with Dying: Providing & Accepting Spiritual Care

6th Annual Breakfast Seminar

Date:  Saturday, April 11, 2015

Location: Hosanna Lutheran Church, 9600 163rd St. W., Lakeville, MN 55044

Registration: 7:45 a.m. (Seminar 8:00am to noon)

Description:  People in healthcare daily face issues of life and death, affecting them personally and professionally. The purpose of this seminar is to assist participants to discover spiritual resources for living with dying. 

Sue Steen, RN, BSN, MS, Nursing professor at Bethel University
Delores (Dee) Huanca, RN, BS, MS, FCN
Pat Moe - Care Ministries Pastor, Hosanna Lutheran Church

Continuing education:  3.6 contact hours for MN nursing CE credit.

Sponsored by:  Called to Care Nurses – Hosanna Lutheran Church in partnership with Nurses Christian Fellowship/USA



NCF Texas Round Top RetreatFinding Peace in the Storms of Life

Round Top Retreat

DATE: February 6-8, 2015

LOCATION: Round Top Retreat Center, Round Top, TX

Come to a beautiful and tranquil place to explore the true meaning of peace and God’s desire for his people to experience peace amidst the trials and turmoil of life. Enjoy times of personal reflection, teaching, group discussion, and fellowship with nurses and students who want to know God in deeper ways. Take time away from the busyness of life and work to refresh your soul. (What to Bring)

You will have the opportunity to:

  1. Discover the essence of peace as designed by God.
  2. Describe how the challenges of everyday life can block our personal peace
  3. Identify practical ways to experience God’s peace.
  4. Discuss how to share God’s peace with patients and co-workers.

Register online now - space is limited!


New York

The Art and Science of Spiritual CareThe Art and Science of Spiritual Care

DATE: March 13-14, 2015

LOCATION: Rinker Community Center, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY

A program for nurses and other health professionals who are interested in learning about spiritual care in health care settings. Additionally participants will be provided with tools to provide education on spiritual care in their organizations.

PRESENTED BY: Amy Rex-Smith D.N.Sc, RN and Carrie Dameron, MSN, RN

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Joining the SongJoining the Song of Faith Community Nursing Practice

Westberg Symposium 2015

DATE: April 9-12, 2015

LOCATION: The Peabody Memphis Hotel, Memphis, TN

The 2015 Westberg Symposium is focused on the specialty practice of Faith Community Nursing. The purpose is to deepen the fundamental knowledge of healing ministry and explore the newer aspects of this specialty practice and resources to offer evidence-based care. The advances in Faith Community Nursing will also be addressed through expert panels of nursing theorists and application of research. This Westberg Symposium is expanding its learning styles as the symphony of health and wholeness continues.

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NE OhioNE Ohio Spring NCF Seminar

DATE & TIME: April 18, 2015 - 9:30 AM - 1 PM

LOCATION: Indiana Wesleyan University, Independence, Ohio

TOPIC: Infectious Diseases: Christian Nurses and the Privilege of Caring for Patients

SPEAKER: Christine Harrington, Malone University nursing faculty member and
Nancy Writebol, missionary healthcare worker who contracted and recovered from Ebola last summer.

Contact Harriet Coeling for more information and to register.



Science, Research and the Limits of BioethicsScience, Research, and the Limits of Bioethics

CBHD’s 22nd Annual Summer Conference

DATE: June 18-20, 2015

LOCATION: Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL USA

Cutting-edge innovations in medicine, science, and technological inquiry offer to improve health and quality of life, transforming lives in genuinely beneficial ways. Yet, these powerful advances also raise critical challenges in their implications for our individual and common humanity.

Join us as we examine the ethical dimensions of rapidly evolving arenas of medical and scientific research that continue to stretch the limits of contemporary bioethics. Explore fundamental questions of how science and science policy can function in the service of human flourishing for a medically and technologically sophisticated age.

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Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing Conference

 Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing Conference

WHO: Nursing educators, clinicians, students and researchers
WHEN: SAVE-THE-DATE: June 20-23, 2016
WHERE: Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana
WHY: Make a personal impact on the nursing profession

Join us for our 5th biennial conference to discuss nursing innovations. Abstracts for podium and poster presentations are being accepted until December 1, 2015

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