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Pastoral Care

You don't have to bear the pain and stress of your condition or that of a loved one alone. Rex offers several pastoral care options to help you in your time of need.


Pastoral Care Services provides an interfaith ministry of pastoral care and support to the patients, family members, visitors, and staff of Rex Healthcare. We seek to respond to the spiritual and emotional needs of persons living with the experience of illness and hospitalization while respecting their own beliefs and traditions. We believe the spiritual and emotional parts of living with illness and its meaning are vitally important for the lives and relationship of persons.


Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the Chapel is located on the second floor between the main lobby and Admitting/Discharge. The Chapel can be reserved for special services.

Chaplains/Pastoral Care

Chaplains are available to patients and families for support related to the impact of hospitalization, illness, grief and other issues. You can meet with the chaplain assigned to your clinical area, have your nurse page the chaplain, or call Pastoral Care office at 784 -3371 to request a visit. A chaplain is available 24 hours a day.

Chaplains are here at Rex when you need comfort and support. Chaplains are trained to provide comprehensive support in times of crisis, trauma, and grief.

  • Chaplains are here to listen when you feel vulnerable, confused, lonely, or angry.
  • Chaplains provide confidential and non-judgmental spiritual support.
  • Chaplains respect and understand various religions and cultures, and may advocate for family preferences with healthcare professionals.
  • Chaplains may assist you in making healthcare decisions.
  • Chaplains provide a calm, less anxious presence while providing comfort to you and your loved ones.

Worship Services

For information about the various worship services offered, please check the notice board by the Chapel on the second floor or call Pastoral Care.


The Rex Hospital Guild maintains the Maude Grimes Garden for patients, visitors and employees to enjoy. Patients who wish to visit the garden should notify their nurse before leaving their unit. Patients needing assistance may request a volunteer to accompany them. The Garden is located in the courtyard on the first floor across from the cafeteria.

Contact Us

(919) 784-3371