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Meets quarterly: Thursday, 4:30 PM
February, May, August, November

Members: Rebecca May, Jean Prickett, Sue Landsverk

Goal: To oversee the healing ministry of the congregation; to promote the well being of individuals, families, and the community; to recognize that health involves the whole person – body, mind and spirit; to work closely with the parish nurses to help plan health ministry projects.  Included with this ministry is Note Writing. The goal is to send notes to camp kids, college students, military personnel, birthday cards to persons 90 + years, persons with long term illness, and visitors to FLC.



Coordinator: Carla Hakes

About the Ministry:   To give support by preparing and delivering meals to those in special need; after hospitalization, birth of a baby, illness or death. If you are aware of anyone in our congregation who may benefit from this type of service, please contact Janet.


Members: Jean Prickett-Coordinator, Sue Landsverk, RebeccaMay

About the Ministry: The parish nurses are RN's who have received special parish nurse training. They work with the congregation to integrate faith and health while providing health education and counseling.  They make home and hospital visits, refer people to appropriate health agencies and check blood pressures twice a month between services and monthly at the community meal.  They also plan healing services
once or twice a year.


Sue Landsverk              927-2381

Rebecca May                 927-3481

Jean Pricket                   927-2267


  • Rides for Health (927-4077) – Tues. and Fri.
    10 a.m.—2 p.m., Westside Church

  • Diabetes (927-5152) – Melissa Magnuson, 2nd Thurs., 5 p.m. Riverwood Outpatient South Bldg., 601 Bunder Dr.

  • Domestic Violence (927-2327)

  • Memory Loss/Caregivers (927-7206) –
    Tricia Martin – 1st Wed., 1 p.m. – Aicota

  • Sexual Assault (927-6226)

  • Sleep Apnea (927-3113) – Ted Dabill, every other month 4th Tues.

  • Breast Cancer Support Group (927-3469) – Elaine Hill,
    4th Mon. 6:30 p.m. – Security State Bank

  • Stroke Support (927-5580) – Riverwood Rehab
    Aitkin Health Service Conference Room, 4th Mon., 2-3 p.m.

  • Singles (927-3153) – Bob Reis. Tues., 5:30 p.m.,
    American Legion

  • Cancer Support Group – Riverwood Healthcare Center,
    3rd Tues., 6:30 p.m.

  • Grief Support for Men - First Lutheran,
    2nd & 4Th Wed., 1 p.m.

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