What is Faith Community Nursing?

Faith Community Nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that holds the spiritual dimension to be central to practice. The focus is on the promotion of health within the context of the values, beliefs and practices of a faith community.

  • What is Faith Community Nursing?
    The Church Health Center provides an overview of faith community nursing including its history, mission, qualifications and an FAQ.
  • Faith Community Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice 2nd Edition
    This is a publication from the American Nurses association, written in collaboration with Health Ministries Association, Inc., which describes professional responsibilities and accountability for faith community nurses. View the product description and ordering information from the American Nurses Association and order online. To order by phone, call (800) 637-0323.
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Our Mission

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library at the University of Maryland developed this website to provide quality health information resources to support work with faith communities. The site brings together in one place health information, referral information, regional information for the state of Maryland and resources that support the profession of faith community nursing.