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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

Community Clergy are Always Welcome

Community Clergy are always welcome to provide spiritual, religious, and emotional support to their parishioners who are patients in the hospital. Please introduce yourself to the registrar as you enter the hospital, and the patient’s nurse when in the hospital. We do not deny patients and their families access to their clergy member as long as a visit is agreed to by the patient and the patient’s condition will not be compromised.