Faith Community Nursing

Faith Community Nursing is a Health Ministry started in 2011 at Saint Mary  in partnership with Saint Anthony Hospital. Its purpose is to promote health and wholeness of the community, addressing their emotional, physical, mental and spiritual needs. We want to make an i mpact on our community!





Here are some of the services we provide:

  1. Referral to physicians with different specialties, upon request
  2. Visit the sick in the home or hospital upon request
  3. Blood Pressure screening
  4. Free flu shots
  5. Distribution of helath information
  6. Make follow up callus upon discharge from the hospital to calrify instructions, like medications or care
  7. Awareness and access to different community resources

Are you interested in being a part of this important ministry? You may be able to join if you are

  • A registered nurse, retired or working
  • Not a nurse, but able to attend a class to become a Congregational Health Promoter

We currently have two Faith Community Nurses at Saint Mary's:

Sylvia Gonzales, RN. 727-578-1018

Peggy Brydebell - Congregational Health Provider

To arrange for a visit, please call Sylvia or the parish office: 727-896-2191.