Spiritual Care and
Education

Chaplains are available for spiritual and emotional support any time you need us. At Houston Methodist Hospital we have a chaplain in house 24 hours a day.

 

Located in Dunn Tower, room 102, the Department of Spiritual Care and Education is staffed by clergy representing many different denominations and is committed to inclusive spiritual care for patients, families and staff, delivered with compassion and respect for human dignity. 

 

If you would like a visit from a chaplain, please contact us at 713.441.2381. After hours, on weekends and on holidays, an on-call chaplain may be paged by calling 713.790.2201. You may also dial "0" on any hospital telephone and ask for the chaplain. 

The Department of Spiritual Care and Education offers clinical pastoral education (CPE), residency, extended programs and supervisory CPE, all accredited by the ACPE, Inc.

How Chaplains Can Help
 We are available to provide spiritual and emotional care during your hospitalization by offering
  

  • A listening ear
  • Prayer before procedure
  • Support for family or friends
  • Connection to your faith tradition
  • Assistance with advance directives

 

Worship Services
The Wiess Memorial Chapel at Houston Methodist Hospital, located on the first floor of Dunn Tower, is open 24 hours a day for prayer and meditation. For more information, please call 713.441.2381.

  • First Sunday of each month, 10 a.m.: Interdenominational worship service 
  • Sunday, 11 a.m.: Roman Catholic mass
  • Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.: morning prayer service
  • Monday, noon: Roman Catholic mass
  • Wednesday, noon: Roman Catholic mass
  • Thursday, 8:30 a.m.: Holy Communion service
  • Friday, noon: Roman Catholic mass


Muslim Prayer Center
The Muslim Prayer Center is located on the first floor of the Fondren-Brown Building and is open 24 hours a day. Prayer timing is posted by the Center doors.

Giving to Spiritual Care and Education
Our spiritual care team is deeply invested in broadening its mission of spiritual support through innovative ministry involving lay and ordained caregivers. To learn more about how you can make a gift to support this mission, visit the Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation page or call 832.667.5816.

Office Hours
The Department of Spiritual Care and Education office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To contact us, call 713.441.2381. After office hours, call 713.441.2201 and ask for the chaplain on call.