Who is the chaplain at Duke University?

Who is the chaplain at Duke University?

Katherine K. Henderson, MRP, M. Div., is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. She sees patients and families at Duke University Hospital and serves as chaplain at the Duke Outpatient Clinic.

Who was the first chaplain in history?

Congress authorized the hiring of an Army chaplain in 1791. Reverend John Hurt of Virginia (who had served as Chaplain of the 6th Virginia Regiment during the American Revolution) was appointed to the position on March 4, 1791, and became the first officially recognized United States military chaplain.

When did chaplaincy begin?

The Chaplain Corps dates back to 29 July 1775, when the Continental Congress authorized one chaplain for each regiment of the Continental Army, with pay equaling that of a captain.

What does a chaplain do?

A hospital chaplain offers spiritual guidance and pastoral care to patients and their families. As representatives of religious traditions, chaplains in hospitals and medical centers use the insights and principles of psychology, religion, spirituality, and theology.

Is Duke University religiously affiliated?

Duke’s primary religious affiliation is with the United Methodist Church, but the school officially is non-denominational. The 210-foot-tall Duke Chapel, built in the mid-1930s, is available for all campus religious life groups to hold their prayers and worship services.

Do chaplains preach?

Rather than preaching messages directed toward one religious group, chaplains lead non-denominational religious services that can benefit individuals from a variety of religious or spiritual backgrounds. Chaplains who hold positions at different institutions can also minister to staff members.

Does Harvard have a religious affiliation?

Harvard University has no religious affiliation, but various opportunities for worship are available on campus.

What is the role of the chaplain?

The Chaplains are available to serve all students, faculty, staff, and the broader Williams community—inclusive of those with faith, those who claim no faith, and all who seek deeper meaning in life.

How can I join chaplain black for his weekly Senate Bible study?

Join Chaplain Black for his weekly Senate Bible Study reflection, recorded on Zoom. Contact [email protected] to get on their list to receive the recording. Join Chaplain Kibben for the next in our occasional series of chats via Zoom.

How can I get a recording of my meeting with chaplain Jody?

Contact [email protected] to get on their list to receive the recording. Join Chaplain Kibben for the next in our occasional series of chats via Zoom.

How do I contact the chaplain of the House of Representatives?

The Reverend Dr. Margaret Grun Kibben, Chaplain, U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Capitol, Room HB25, Washington, DC 20515-6655 Phone: (202) 225-2509 Fax: (202) 226-4928 E-mail: [email protected]