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Faith and Spirituality

Overview | Worship | Chapel Location | Services | Clinical Pastoral Education | Contact Information

Overview
Texas Health Resources strives to provide health care services for the whole person — body, mind and spirit. In keeping with this commitment, the Department of Pastoral Care maintains a presence at each Texas Health hospital and at the corporate office. In addition, each site offers a chapel for prayer, meditation, quiet time and worship.

Chapel at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford

Spiritual care delivered through the Pastoral Care department and by others in the organization addresses concerns of the spirit: faith, hope, despair, meaning, purpose, life, death, guilt, forgiveness, fear and doubt. Pastoral care offers help for people trying to connect meaning with life circumstances that don't often make sense or seem fair.

Members have answered a call to offer hope for those in the middle of brokenness. Pastoral Care department chaplains do not try to convert people. They are trained to help bring together the physical, emotional and spiritual components that are necessary for an individual to experience healing, health and hope. Spiritual care services are available to patients, family members, hospital employees and medical staff members.

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Worship
Chapel services are offered at 9 a.m. on Sunday in Memorial Chapel, and at 9:30 a.m. for patients on the Inpatient Unit at Texas Health Springwood Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. 

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Chapel Location
Memorial Chapel at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford is located off the main lobby.

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Services
The Pastoral Care department offers the following services:

  • Patient and family visitation
  • Response to referrals by physicians on the medical staff, nurses, patients and clergy
  • Pastoral support for families of inpatient or outpatient procedures
  • On-call availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Counseling and care for medical staff, employees and members of the community
  • Support groups for persons who experience loss or chronic illness
  • Worship experiences for patients, employees and medical staff in the chapels and at the patient's bedside
  • Bibles in patient rooms and other areas as well as literature related to spiritual and emotional issues concerning health care
  • Sacramental and ritual services (baptism, holy communion, anointing) provided by Pastoral Care staff or by arrangement with representatives of a recipient's religious community
  • Decedent care and memorial services
  • Journals provided in most chapels for expression of prayers, meditations and spiritual requests.

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Clinical Pastoral Education
Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is practical, hands-on theological education for ministers or seminarians. CPE combines ministry with a curriculum designed to help CPE students learn about themselves as ministers as well as how to meet the spiritual needs of those in their care.

Learn more about opportunities in Clinical Pastoral Education available through the Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospitals CPE Center. 

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Contact Information
Call the Pastoral Care department at 817-848-4811. If there is no answer, a voice mail system will enable a caller to leave a message or to page the on-call chaplain.

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