Providence Medical Center is pleased to provide pastoral care for the religious, spiritual and emotional needs of patients and their families.
Our chaplain is available to explore bioethical issues and provide sacraments, prayer and scripture.
Pastoral Care is offered to patients and families of all faiths or of no particular religious affiliation.
The Providence Medical Center chaplain is available to our patients, their loved ones and the staff at PMC.
Chaplaincy Services include:
Being available for listening
Praying with patients and their family members
Suggesting devotional materials
Rejoicing with those who experience the miracle of life
Offering encouragement and support
Mourning with those experiencing loss
Contacting the patient’s spiritual advisor
Offering spiritual assessment and direction
Offering conflict resolution when necessary
Enforcing communication between patient, caregiver and family
Providing staff support relative to personal crisis or work issues
Leading Bible studies
Leading worship ceremonies
Participating in memorial services
Participating in healthcare ethics programs
Participating in interdisciplinary education
Our hospital chapel is open 24 hours a day for the benefit of our patients and their families as well as hospital staff. Located at the end of B Wing, the chapel is available to all those who desire a place of solitude.
The Chaplaincy seeks to work with the members of the area Ministerial Association, notifying them of a member’s admission with the knowledge and consent of the patient. We work together with pastors encouraging integration, understanding and wholeness.
You May Call
You may contact us at (402) 375-3800 ext. 7923 during the day. In the evening, the nursing staff will assist you in contacting the chaplain. Our patients and their family members find comfort in knowing that their needs are remembered to the Lord on a regular basis. You may call on the chaplain to request a personal prayer at any time.
I believe in the sun even when it is not shining.
I believe in love even when I do not feel it.
I believe in God even when God is silent.
(inscription found on a wall in Cologne following the Holocaust)