Spiritual Care

The Spiritual Care Department is dedicated to the respect of the individual regardless of beliefs, faith tradition, culture or spiritual journey. We strive to provide healing spiritual care and compassionate spiritual support for the whole person (mind, body, and spirit).

Contact us by calling the spiritual care office at 360-493-7240.

Providence St. Peter Hospital Chapel

The Providence St. Peter Hospital Chapel is open between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. and welcome all for prayer, meditation or quiet time. The chapel is located on the second floor north and provided a peaceful setting that is a haven for all. If a family member would like to enter the chapel after closing hours please contact security. For a current schedule of Catholic and Ecumenical Services please call the Spiritual Care Department. 

Professional chaplains

The Spiritual Care staff seeks to honor and facilitate the search for meaning and integrity in the experiences of life- including sickness, hospitalization, bereavement or death- by offering presence, listening, support, compassion and education.

Professional chaplains are an integral part of the health care team and collaborate with other healthcare disciplines to offer holistic care to patient and their families. Chaplains are available to assist with:

  • Emotional support and encouragement
  • Prayer
  • Patient and family requests for minister, priest, rabbi or spiritual leader
  • Sacramental needs
  • Patient and family stress concerns
  • Fear and anxiety
  • Patient and family grief/loss issues
  • Concerns around poor prognosis and/or end of life issues
  • Ethical issues
  • Advance Directives

Chaplains are available in the hospital:

  • 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. weekends
  • On call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Care coordinators and social workers

Our care coordinators and social workers provide free counseling and assistance to patients and their families during hospital stay. Care coordinators can help with plans for going home or to another facility. They also can help arrange for home health, transportation or medical equipment in the home.

Social workers provide brief counseling services and are available to help with housing and financial issues. They also can provide information on public assistance, Social Security benefits, legal advice, support groups and drug/alcohol counseling.