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Spiritual Care

A Chaplain is in the hospital and available 24 hours a day to patients, family and hospital staff, ministering to spiritual and emotional needs.

Patients may request a Chaplain or arrange a visit from their own clergy by asking their nurse, or calling the Spiritual Care Department.

Spiritual Care Department
Akron General Medical Center
1 Akron General Avenue
Akron, OH 44307

If it is an emergency, you can call the hospital operator and ask that the In-House Chaplain be paged.

The Chapel is located off the Main Lobby.
Our office is located on the Seventh Floor off of the Green Elevator.

Chapel Worship Services
The Chapel is open to all faiths and our services are designed to meet the needs of whoever attends. Our Chapel services are conducted by Chaplains.


Sunday Service
10:30 - 11 a.m.

Wednesday Service
11:30 - 11:45 a.m.

The Prayer Partners Program was implemented throughout the Akron General Medical Center in August 1999. Prayer request displays are located throughout the facility. Prayer requests are anonymous with the only information asked for and shared with the volunteers is first name, last initial and the reason for prayer. A volunteer commits to pray for this request everyday for five days.

Special Services and Sacraments
The Spiritual Care Department can arrange and/or perform special services and sacraments, such as baptisms and communions.


Date Updated: 03-OCT-2013

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