Spiritual Support

At Nacogdoches Medical Center, we understand that physical health is just one component of wellness. Our Spiritual Support services are available to you and your family as you navigate through changes in your health and your life. Our chaplains provide a wide variety of important services, including: 

 Spiritual needs:

  • Searching for meaning in times of illness
  • Spiritual guidance, pastoral counseling and crisis ministry
  • Dealing with suffering, loss, grief, change or discouragement
  • Ethical decisions regarding continuing or discontinuing treatments

Religious concerns:

  • Bedside prayer with patients and families
  • Reconciliation and forgiveness
  • Spiritual guidance and pastoral counseling
  • Recognizing the hand of God in one’s life

Specific sacramental or denominational needs:

  • Arrange for Anointing of the Sick or other sacraments on an emergency basis
  • Distribution of Communion assisted
  • Contact patient’s church, parish, synagogue, mosque or house of worship
  • Assist visiting clergy
  • Conduct worship and devotion services