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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...

Newsletters

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...

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...

Spring Newsletter

The Spring Newsletter has some exciting news to share about our Repeat Boutique thrift stores - a new location and a new look. Plus, find out about how you can make an impact by volunteering. Learn more about these great opportunities and the upcoming training.  And,...

Winter 2019 Newsletter

Winter 2019 Newsletter

The Winter Newsletter is full of thanks and appreciation for our community. From those who sponsored and attended the Lighting the Path breakfast to our Champions of Care who support us throughout the year. Read a special article written by one of our very own Hospice...

Fall 2019 Newsletter

Fall 2019 Newsletter

The Fall newsletter is here and Chaplaincy Health Care has a few events to add to your calendar. This fall, Cork's Place, Chaplaincy Health Care's grief support program for children, teens and their families, celebrates 15 years of being a stand-alone program - the...

Chaplaincy Health Care Summer 2019 Newsletter

Summer weather may be just around the corner but our Summer newsletter just arrived and is chock-full of information. Our 2018 Annual Reports highlights the impact of our work and the tremendous role volunteers play throughout the agency. There’s also some dates and...