Families of hospitalized children
often face unique and difficult questions, emotions, and decisions.
The Children's Mercy Department of Spiritual Services provides
emotional and spiritual support to all patients, families, and
staff. Chaplains are available 24 hours a day to people of all
Resources for Patients and
Chapel and Garden
The Lisa Barth Chapel and Nancy
Nutter Moore Garden are open 24 hours a day and offer places of
comfort and prayer. The garden provides access to a beautiful
outdoor fountain area.
The Lisa Barth Chapel library is
stocked with books for children and adults from many faith
traditions. Patients and families are welcome to remove a book from
the library, and are asked to return it if possible.
An interfaith worship service where
all are welcome is held at the Lisa Barth Chapel every Sunday from
noon - 12:20 p.m. This service is broadcast on Channel 7 of any
Meditation is held every Tuesday and
Thursday from 12:30 - 12:50 p.m. The sessions are led by the
Children's Mercy Professionalism and Wellbeing, Spiritual Services,
and Employee Wellness .
The Department of Spiritual Services
has special events each month. For dates and times, please view our