Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Spiritual Care and Education

Spritual Care

About Us

Houston Methodist Hospital 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. Consistent with this commitment, Houston Methodist Hospital staff chaplains are Board Certified.

The Department of Spiritual Care and Education offers Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) residencies, extended programs and supervisory CPE, all accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. Spiritual Care and Education is located in Dunn Tower, Suite 102.

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 to all persons.

Chaplains are available to assist with:

  • 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
  • Community clergy contacts
  • Patient Spiritual care needs dialogue with the medical team

Our Office Hours

  • Days: Monday – Friday
  • Times: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

To Contact Us:

After Office Hours:

Call 713-441-2201 and ask for the chaplain on-call.


Giving to Spiritual Care and EducationThe department of Spiritual Care is deeply invested in broadening its mission of spiritual support through innovative ministry strategies involving lay and ordained care-givers. To learn more about how you can make a gift to support this mission, please visit Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation page or call 832-667-5816.