Spiritual care is provided to patients, their families and staff by
the St.Vincent Mercy Chaplain, Rev. Jerry S. Butt. In addition,
local ministers from the Elwood Ministerial Association visit hospital
patients on a daily basis and are called upon in the event of
emergencies and crises when the chaplain is not available.
The phone number for the Pastoral Care Office is (765) 552-4622.
Grief Recovery Group
A Grief Recovery Group, led by the Chaplain, is offered each fall and
spring on six consecutive Tuesday evenings. Call the Pastoral Care
office, (765) 552-4622, for upcoming dates or to request more
Eucharistic ministry is available to Roman Catholic patients, and a priest is available for the anointing of the sick.
Daily Prayer is offered each weekday morning at 9:00 over the PA
system by the Chaplain and other St.Vincent Mercy Hospital associates.
Special services throughout the year are announced through hospital electronic communications and the overhead PA system.
A beautiful Chapel for prayer and meditation is located on the first
floor of the hospital and is open 24 hours. The Pastoral Care office may
be found on the third floor.
Pastoral Care Volunteers
Area clergy seeking to serve as a Pastoral Care volunteer may contact the Pastoral Care office for more information.