Our Ministry

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Ministry of Presence: “Walking with” residents and staff as a reminder of God’s presence.

  • Worship
    • Vespers Worship Services in the Chapel
    • Health Center Worship (twice weekly)
    • ALU Worship Services
    • Easter Sunrise Worship & Christmas Lessons and Carols
    • Ecumenical Communion monthly
    • Catholic Mass monthly (and weekly Eucharistic minister)
    • Weekly silent meditation in the Chapel
    • Memorial services & “Times of Remembrance” for the deceased
    • All Saints’ Day Commemoration
    • Resident Chapel Committee: ushers, chapel choir, grace at meals,
    • Memorial service subcommittee
  • Ethics Committee
    • Living wills/DPOA
    • POLST education
    • Workplace ethics
    • Policy development
  • Social Justice/Service
    • Clothing, hygiene, and other drives for local charities
    • Chapel Offering Grants (Annually)
    • Response to national and world events
    • Support of local, charitable non-profits through service, financial gifts
  • Pastoral Care
    • Individual appointments with residents & staff
    • Personal spiritual support for residents
    • End-of-life & grief counseling
    • Prayer with residents/hospital visitation
    • Bereavement support & education
    • Pet therapy
  • Programs for Mind and Spirit
    • Seasonal classes, speakers, discussions, videos, hymn sings
    • Life-story/Reminiscence-sharing in HCC and ALU
  • Staff Support: In-service trainings, grief support, employee assistance, pastoral care, management team & strategic planning

For more information contact:
Rev. Jan Anderson, M.Div.
Chaplain/Dir. of Pastoral Services
(206) 281-5749
janderson@bayviewmanor.org