Spiritual Care

Houston Methodist Department of Spiritual Care and Education is committed to inclusive spiritual care for patients, families and staff delivered with compassion and respect for human dignity. We provide holistic, interfaith spiritual support as the foundation for the hospital's spiritual environment of caring. Consistent with this commitment, Houston Methodist staff chaplains are board certified.

When to Contact a Chaplain

Chaplains provide spiritual care and support to patients, families and staff. Our chaplains are clinically trained to provide ecumenical and interfaith support.

How Chaplains Can Help
Chaplains are available to assist with the following issues:
  • Uncomfortable feelings
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Grief and loss
  • General spiritual support including sensitive use of religious texts and prayer
  • Sacraments and religious rituals
  • Family meetings
  • Contacting community clergy
  • Patient spiritual care needs dialogue with the medical team

For more information about spiritual care services, select a hospital to the right.