The stained glass was dedicated on June 28, 2018 by Episcopal Bishop Scott B. Hayashi "to Fr. Lincoln Ure (1947-2016), beloved Director of Spiritual Care, Chaplain and Soul Friend of all who entered here."
Beautiful stained glass panels now stand gleaming in the hallway entry to the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at St. Mark's Hospital.
Chapel Stained Glass Dedication
June 28, 2018 at 4 PM - St. Mark’s Chapel of the Good Shepherd
“Dedicated to Fr. Lincoln Ure (1947-2016), beloved Director of
Spiritual Care, Chaplain and Soul Friend of all who entered here.”
Dedication to be offered by The Rt. Rev. Scott B. Hayashi,
11th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Utah
All Are Welcome
Following the dedication, join the St. Mark’s Spiritual Care Staff and
ACPE CPE™ Center Staff for an Open House (in their new office!) and
welcome Rev. Nancy Cormack-Hughes, ECS Director of Spiritual Care.
3rd Floor in the Women’s Pavilion—4:00 to 7:00 PM
PRESS RELEASE – May 16, 2018 Salt Lake City, UT– Welcome to Rev. Nancy Cormack-Hughes as the new ECS Director of Spiritual Care, responsible for the spiritual well-being of healthcare staff, patients and their loved ones. She succeeds Rev. Nancy Piggott who will continue the work of ACPE Certified Educator for the accredited CPE™ program which is housed at St. Mark’s Hospital. Rev. Piggott has filled the dual-role of Director and Certified Educator since the Fall of 2016 and the unexpected loss of then Director, Fr. Lincoln Ure.
Episcopal Community Services (ECS) has been the provider for Spiritual Care at St. Mark’s Hospital since 1984. The hospital’s continued integration of physical and spiritual well-being, along with support of the nationally accredited clinical pastoral education program (ACPE CPE™), has helped ECS Spiritual Care to flourish. The program now provides highly skilled chaplains for St. Mark’s Hospital and increasingly for other hospitals within the HCA Division.
“It is with humility and excitement that I embark on this new journey with Episcopal Community Services and St. Mark's Hospital,” says Rev. Cormack-Hughes. “I pray that both existing and new relationships with staff and community will grow as together we pursue health, depth, and connection.”
Rev. Cormack-Hughes is a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity and Emphasis on Pastoral Care. She was Board Certified with the Association of Professional Chaplains in 2017 and following her Clinical Pastoral Education Residency at St. Mark’s Hospital under the direction of Fr. Ure.
“It is with humility and excitement that I embark on this new journey with Episcopal Community Services and St. Mark’s Hospital. I pray that both existing and new relationships with staff and community with grow as together we pursue health, Depth, and connection.” -Rev. Nancy Cormack-Hughes
An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA), Rev. Cormack-Hughes has a wealth of hands-on pastoral experience and community service experience. Since 2009, she has worked as a Chaplain at Bristol Hospice, while also working for ECS as needed at both Lakeview and St. Mark’s Hospitals.
For questions or more information, contact Episcopal Community Service, St. Mark’s Hospital Spiritual Care Department, at 801-268-7292 or Karen.firstname.lastname@example.org .
All are welcome to join members of the Interfaith Community in the Blessing of the Hands Celebration at St. Mark's Hospital on Monday, May 8 from 11:30 AM-1:00 PM and again at 9:00-10:00 PM
May our hands be connected to the Holy and one another. May our compassion for each other be enlarged. May we bring healing to our patients and their families through our strong and gentle care... We hope to see you there! Stop by to receive your blessing of the hands.
Plan now to join the Pastoral Care Staff at St. Mark's Hospital for the following services to be held in the St. Mark's Chapel of the Good Shepherd:
Friday, April 14 - Noon-12:30 pm: Christian Observation of Good Friday through reflection on the Seven Last Words of Christ.
Sunday, April 16 - Noon-12:45 pm: Christian observation of Easter and Holy Communion.
Hope to see you there!
Compassion Flags - An Arts in Medicine initiative that connects imagination and creativity with healthcare...
Now on display at St. Mark's Hospital! St. Mark's Hospital employees, patients and families are creating these small flags and offering prayers or intentions for those in their care. Nearly 300 flags have been created so far. Thank you to Lead Staff Chaplain Saundra Shanti for her creative program development and commitment to spiritual healing.