Oct 27 2016

Featured Report: Quality health care services for all in Greater St. Louis

It’s 9 o’clock on Wednesday morning, and Registered Nurse Jill Randall is driving to see a client she met at a Jefferson County food pantry the previous week. Armed with a stethoscope, blood pressure monitor and other nursing tools, Jill looks forward to providing quality, holistic care to her client. These personal home visits have...
Sep 29 2016

Feature Report: The Gift of Work

This month, we share stories of ways our nurse interventions are enabling two patients to work in order to enrich their lives and the lives’ of others.  Booker T. Washington once said, “Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.” At Deaconess Nurse Ministry, we believe work...
Dec 15 2016

The Gift of Good Health for the Holidays

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Ferguson is located in a quiet neighborhood lined with big oak trees and 1950 era homes. The church has a rich history, dating back to 1843, and the congregation has welcomed thousands of families and residents over the years. One of St. Peter’s many successes over their history has...
Oct 19 2016

Deaconess Nurse Ministry in St. Louis Review

Church-based nurse helps caregivers, older adults For Deb Goldfeder, serving as a nurse for a unique church-based senior ministry means working with caregivers as well as older adults. For example, Goldfeder receives calls from adult children who live out of town and want to get their parent in activities sponsored by SAJE Senior Ministry, an...