Faith Community Health Ministry
Dr. Cherian Thomas, consultant (employed by the Mission & Service Ministry Team for the Office of Mission), has three primary tasks.
- Assess the need for and shape of Parish Nursing in local churches.
- Reimagine medical missions through Volunteers In Mission (VIM).
- A potential health program in collaboration with Oklahoma City University.
Faith Community Nursing
is a recognized specialty practice for registered nurses that combines professional nursing and health ministry. While hosted by OCU's Kramer School of Nursing, this is a multi-denominational program organized to assist all faith communities to grow toward wholistic health from a global perspective. Call (405) 208-6404 or visit: