The crisis of hospitalization often raises ultimate issues for patients and families, which can generate a swirl of emotions and cause one to question long standing beliefs. Anxiety, anger, grief, guilt, and fear are only a few of these emotions. Chaplains are available to offer compassionate support and spiritual guidance for you and your family members during a hospital stay. The ministry offered is interfaith with respectful care to people of all belief systems.
MISSION STATEMENT The Mission of the Spiritual Care Department at WakeMed Health & Hospitals is to provide effective spiritual care to patients, families, and staff in ways that are supportive and meaningful to them, regardless of their faith tradition.
During weekdays, for WakeMed Raleigh, call the office at 919-350-8556
For WakeMed Cary, call 919-350-2536
Have staff or hospital switchboard contact the on-call Chaplain
Raleigh Campus - Chapel On the Raleigh Campus, a meditation Chapel is located on the third floor of the Main Tower between 3A and 3B.
The Chapel is available for patients, families, and staff for private meditation. The following services are also provided:
Interfaith Chapel Service 11:00 a.m. Daily
Catholic Mass 11:30 a.m. Monday-Saturday
Muslim Prayers Daily at the appointed times, Prayer Rugs and Korans are available
Jewish Shabbat Fridays in patient rooms
Jewish Bikur Cholim Saturdays-Jewish volunteers are now available to make patient visits
Interfaith Chapel Service 10:00 am Sunday – Rehab Hospital Dining Room
Jehovah Witness Representatives see Jehovah Witness patients daily
Roman Catholic Eucharistic Ministers offer communion weekdays to Roman Catholic patients. There is a Roman Catholic priest available upon request for the Sacrament of the Sick. Please call Spiritual Care at 919-350-8556 or ask your nurse to have the on call chaplain paged, if you need additional information.
Cary Hospital - Meditation Chapel & Courtyard A meditation chapel is located on the First Floor. It is open at all times for prayer, meditation and times of silence. Another spot for quiet reflection is the hospital's outdoor courtyard, which is located outside the hallway that leads to the Meditation Chapel.
WakeMed North Family Health & Women's Hospital A meditation room is located on the first floor of the Women’s Hospital at WakeMed North, just off the main lobby. The room is open at all times for prayer, meditation and times of silence. If you would like to talk to a chaplain, please ask the nurse to contact a chaplain for you.