Jordan Aspiras

Field Education During a Pandemic: Providing Spiritual Services to All

NorthShore University HealthSystem Sometimes, Chaplain Ida Oliver can tell right away if one of her clinical pastoral education (CPE) students […]

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Jenny Hallenbeck Orr

Ministry in a Time of Pandemics: Rev. Jenny Hallebeck Orr

Rev. Jenny Hallenbeck Orr Master of Divinity, 2003Associate Pastor, McCabe United Methodist Church, Bismarck, North Dakota Since the summer of […]

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Gregory Gross with Van

Ministry in a Time of Pandemics: Rev. Gregory D. Gross

In the middle of the multitude of pandemics, I assumed the position of executive director of Care for Real, one of the largest food pantries in Chicago. In my new ministry setting, I have witnessed how the pandemics are so intertwined if not in one single knot.

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Claudia Dorsch

Ministry in a Time of Pandemics: Claudia Lee Dorsch

While many healthcare facilities even suspended in-person spiritual care to patients in quarantine or in isolation rooms, I started visiting patients with COVID-19 after I received appropriate personal protective equipment.

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Han Lee

Field Education During a Pandemic: Using Technology to Reach the Parishioners

Yorkville United Methodist Church in Union Grove, Wisconsin Yorkville United Methodist Church has been in existence since 1842, even before […]

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Lisa Lackey

Ministry in a Time of Pandemics: Lisa Lackey

Lisa Lackey Master of Arts in Christian Education, 1992Chief Engagement Officer and Co-Owner, Insideout Living, Inc, Evanston, Illinois Even though […]

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Jon Gilbert Martinez

Ministry in a Time of Pandemics: Jon Gilbert Martinez

When I set out to answer my call to ministry, I never imagined that I would be serving during a global pandemic. I have seen many challenges during this pandemic: people’s need to come together for worship services, the limitations for those who live with mental illness to easily connect with resources, and rising food insecurity.

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