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Spring Newsletter 2021

The Spring 2021 Newsletter highlights the humble beginning of the Chaplaincy 50 years ago. In this issue, we look back at the '70s and what took place that set the foundation for our work. In each newsletter this year we will unfold our story, decade by decade. After...

1970s – Faith in Action

In celebration of our agency’s 50th anniversary, we will highlight the journey of our work, decade by decade through a series of blog posts. 1970s: Faith in Action Our heritage of compassion began in 1971 when a group of local churches in the Tri-Cities area...

Winter Newsletter 2020

The Winter 2020 Newsletter has arrived and it is filled to the brim with our deepest gratitude for the support of our community through out this year. As we head into 2021, we want you to know that Chaplaincy Health Care remains steadfast in our commitment to...

Take a Moment – Relax, Trust and Breathe

Take a Moment – Relax, Trust and Breathe

Today’s reflection is by Chaplain Craig. He shows us how aspects of snorkeling and surfing demonstrate that when we relax, trust and breathe we can focus on the beauty that surrounds us even in the midst of chaos. A patient’s husband told me this when I asked how he...

Take A Moment – Explore Ambiguity

Take A Moment – Explore Ambiguity

Chaplain Tim offers us a “third way” to explore and learn to accept the ambiguous aspects of life. There is one thing about ambiguity. Umm, NO. An ambiguous situation means there is MORE THAN ONE component. The factors differ and are not resolvable. Take the...

Fall 2020 Newsletter

The Fall 2020 Newsletter is here and full of ways we are bringing services and events to you virtually. When it comes to providing sensitive and compassionate support for grieving family members and friends surrounding the death of a loved one, we recognize the...

Take a Moment – Presence is Compassion

Take a Moment – Presence is Compassion

Today's reflection comes to us from Chaplain Esther,  who offers some refreshing thoughts drawn from a deep well of wisdom. Compassion describes the work we are called to at Chaplaincy Health Care. It's also what we extend to friends and family, as we try to support...

Take a Moment – Talk about the Tape

Take a Moment – Talk about the Tape

Today’s reflection comes from Chaplain Rainy who serves as chaplain with the Palliative Care team and the Kadlec team.  She re-frames a rather common frustration into a positive reminder. Tape.  Yellow tape (to separate).  Blue tape (for paint masking).  Red tape (a...

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Unexpected Blessings Amidst Coronavirus

Unexpected Blessings Amidst Coronavirus

For 49 years, Chaplaincy Health Care has served our community, bringing healing and comfort when individuals needed it most. While many of you may know us for our hospice program or grief services, our agency was actualy born out of a community desire to provide...

Our Community Needs Us…We Need You

Our Community Needs Us…We Need You

As our community of donors, volunteers, friends, families, and partners - you are the heart of what we do and the reason why we are here. With all of the uncertainty surrounding us these days, you have stayed by our side and have continued to be our partners in caring...

Chaplaincy Health Care Needs Your Help

Chaplaincy Health Care Needs Your Help

Thank you for standing with us in these uncharted waters. Like you, we have had to adapt to this ever-changing reality. As a health care provider, Chaplaincy Health Care is committed to serving our community through the COVID-19 pandemic. While the level of...

In the Spirit of Helping

In the Spirit of Helping

It goes with out saying that these are challenging and uncertain times - and at such times, it is even more critical than ever that we come together in the spirit of helping to support one another. Chaplaincy Health Care is on the front lines serving patients and...

Ways to Get Involved with Chaplaincy Health Care

Ways to Get Involved with Chaplaincy Health Care

  March 20, 2020 Dear Chaplaincy Health Care Supporters, At Chaplaincy Health Care, it is our utmost priority to protect our staff, patients, clients, families and volunteers during the spread of any virus – and especially COVID-19. I realize that the flow of...