The Chapel

the chapel

The John Dale Showell Family Chapel

The chapel and meditation area is a space within the hospital important for well-being and healing of the whole person. We are fortunate to be in an environment where faith and healing work hand in hand. This chapel serves as a non-denominational spiritual place where the act of healing can minister to patients, families, visitors, associates, volunteers, and physicians.

Over the years the chapel has become an inclusive place where people, irrespective of their faith, have found a haven – a place of quiet reflection, a place to weep, and a place where despair and hope are expressed.

The chapel is an environment of comfort when patients and family members are grappling with issues that directly affect their health and well-being. In the process of coping with crises, guilt, loneliness, pain, anxiety, fear of death or fear of some other loss, the chapel and meditation area serves as a place to focus on spiritual strength and encouragement.

The Chapel is available at all times. It is located on the second floor on the East wing of 2 North.
Directions from the main entrance:

  1. Use the elevator in the main entrance to go up to the second floor
  2. Take an immediate right upon exiting the elevator
  3. Follow the hallway past both nurse stations
  4. Take a right at the blue sign
  5. Follow the hallway all the way to the end until you arrive at The Chapel

Volunteer Chaplains Welcome
Community clergy are invited to help provide spiritual, religious and emotional support to patients, families and Atlantic General Hospital staff on an on-call basis. On-call hours are nights, 4 p.m. to 8 a.m., and/or one weekend a month. Please call Pastoral Care Services at 410-641-9725 for further information.