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Spiritual Care Services

Your spiritual well-being is important to us. Spiritual Care Services provides spiritual support for patients, their families, volunteers and staff. Pastoral presence, care, counseling, prayer, support groups, classes, religious rituals and worship opportunities are all integrated into the total care and treatment of our patients so that they may discover and experience hope, compassion, meaning and purpose in life.

Chaplains are part of the patient care team, offering support to patients and families in crisis by helping to provide spiritual care and resources. We offer to journey with you during your stay, sharing joys and sorrows, providing support in times of suffering and distress and offering hope in the face of illness and death. We support families of all faith communities.

Our Mission

The mission of Spiritual Care Services is to provide spiritual support and education for staff, patients, and the community.

Our Contribution to Leadership

Chaplains contribute of the leadership of our hospital and community by serving on various committees and programs including:

  • Accessibility
  • Community Boards
  • CPE Consultation
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Flu Exemption
  • Labor of Love
  • Operations meetings
  • Palliative Care Advisory Team
  • Parish Nursing
  • Patient and Family Centered Care
  • Service recovery
  • Strategic initiatives and long-range planning
  • Wellness
11116 Medical Campus Road
Hagerstown, MD 21742
301-790-8000
TDD: 1-800-735-2258
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