Reflections of an Interfaith Hospital Chaplain

While other health care professionals have a multitude of skills and technologies to benefit patients, a chaplain’s most effective tool is his or her humanity. Dave will reflect on his service as an interfaith chaplain at Albany Medical Center.    

Deep Play

  In anticipation of summer, this service will be informed by the concept of “deep play,” a phrase introduced in the 18th century and raised again by Diane Ackerman at the close of the twentieth century.  We will reflect on the importance of deep play, which it has been said can be a healing force … Continued

Connection, Joy, Compassion, Justice

These three transitional years between settled ministers have provided a remarkable experience of living into the mission of this congregation, exploring, discovering and deepening your true identity in the context of national turmoil and growing local commitment.  In gratitude, I bid farewell, knowing you face a future bright with promise. Read pdf of sermon here

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