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Department of Pastoral Care Archives

Ash Wednesday services offered Feb. 14 at Vanderbilt Hospital

Jan. 12, 2018—Ash Wednesday services with the imposition of ashes will be held Wednesday, Feb. 14, in Rhea Chapel of the Vanderbilt University Hospital Lobby at 7 a.m, noon and 6 p.m.

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Walk the labyrinth for reflection and prayer at Children’s Hospital

Aug. 31, 2017—The Department of Pastoral Care at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt invites all patients, families, staff and visitors to "Walk the Labyrinth," an opportunity for reflection, prayer and meditation.

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Eid ul-Fitr celebration June 25

Jun. 16, 2017—All are invited to a celebration of Eid ul-Fitr by the Vanderbilt University Department of Pastoral Care on Sunday, June 25.

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VUMC to host community Passover Seder on April 10

Mar. 31, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Department of Pastoral Care will host a community Seder on Monday, April 10.

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Ash Wednesday services offered at Children’s Hospital

Feb. 22, 2017—Ash Wednesday services will be offered for patients, families, visitors and staff at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Children’s Hospital pastoral care department offers Christmas Eve service

Dec. 9, 2016—All are invited to join the pastoral care department of Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt for a Christmas Eve service of music, carols and scripture Dec. 24.

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Good Friday, Easter services planned at Children’s Hospital

Mar. 17, 2016—The pastoral care department of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is planning nondenominational Good Friday and Easter services. All are welcome to attend.

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Photo: Blessing of Hands

Oct. 23, 2014—Raye Nell Dyer, right, chaplain with the Department of Pastoral Care, performed the Blessing of the Hands ceremony with medical assistant Debbie Bowers Wednesday in the chapel at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. As part of pastoral care week, the 2-minute affirmation ritual focuses on the work of every Medical Center employee as...

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Touchstone Project seeks to reinforce positive connections

Oct. 16, 2014—Those are some of the words engraved on more than 500 palm-sized stones that Vanderbilt’s Department of Pastoral Care will give to staff during Pastoral Care Week, Oct. 20-25.

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