Mercy Pastoral Services - Aurora

500 Porter Avenue
Aurora, MO 65605
Hours of Operation:
Open daily 24 hours
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The pastoral services office at Mercy Hospital Fort Scott is staffed by professionally educated chaplains of various faith backgrounds. Chaplains are trained to provide compassionate listening, spiritual and emotional support.

What you can expect from a chaplain:

  • Confidentiality
  • Compassionate listening
  • Non-judgmental presence
  • Advocacy

We routinely:

  • Support patient and family members in times of crisis or death
  • Provide ministry and education to hospital staff
  • Conduct outreach in the local community
  • Provide religious services, sacraments, prayer and other spiritual resources
  • Provide grief ministry and support group availability
  • Provide E-Chaplaincy
  • Function as members of the health care team

Services available when:

  • You are frightened
  • You are anticipating surgery
  • You are struggling to cope
  • You need to discuss end-of-life concerns
  • You are having communication concerns