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Nurture Your Spiritual Heart 9/29/18

Spiritual care givers have a willingness to be with people in their greatest times of weakness and confusion. The work of listening and being available in the present moment for the Spirit’s guidance for another person requires a strong interior sense of freedom and hope. On Saturday, September 29, take a morning off to nurture your spiritual heart. The Rev. Lisa Senuta will guide participants in several contemplative practices designed to nurture a sense of interior freedom. Over the morning expect Lisa to use scripture, poetry, and wisdom from the saints to connect with the Spirit and a community of other chaplains. [...]

By |2018-09-04T09:37:09+00:00August 27th, 2018|Bishop Anderson House|0 Comments

“House” Party at Lagunitas! 11/12/18

Monday FUNDAY!  We're having a HOUSE Party on Monday, November 12! Come after work for Barbeque, Beer and Beats--and support chaplaincy and spiritual care in the Illinois Medical District. It's right in the neighborhood at Lagunitas Brewery, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 per person--Lagunitas will generously donate the proceeds from all beer sales to Bishop Anderson House, Where Health Care Meets the Human Spirit. Enjoy Chef Jupiter's Amazing BBQ and Mac n Cheese from Frontier Restaurant as you sip Lagunitas' tasty brews. You'll be supporting caregivers in the Illinois Medical District, so see you there! Learn more about how [...]

By |2018-08-28T17:00:57+00:00August 26th, 2018|Bishop Anderson House|0 Comments

Campaign Kicks Off at The Art of Healing

  On May 6th we officially kicked our Campaign for the Next 70 Years.  At The Art of Healing benefit, Executive Director Tommy Rogers proclaimed that  Bishop Anderson House has set a goal of raising $1.75 million over the next 3 years--and generous donors have already pledged $600,000. We are building a financial base to ensure that we can provide Chaplaincy, Education and Spirituality and Wellness through the end of this century. Our bold new vision of hybrid spiritual care visitor education combining in-person classes with online training will become a reality. Named the Ron Valentine Spiritual Care Visitor Training Center, [...]

By |2018-06-11T16:37:52+00:00May 15th, 2018|Bishop Anderson House|0 Comments

It’s Been a Wonderful Year

2017 has been our greatest year ever; serving and teaching more than ever before. Please enjoy our 2017 Annual Newsletter to learn of the transformational work in chaplaincy, education and self-care that is the mission of Bishop Anderson House. 2017 Annual Report Yet the need for spiritual care and comfort continues. Won't you please be a part of our year end campaign and make a donation to soothe the sick, hearten the lonely and bolster the weary? Please make a donation today.

By |2017-12-12T13:59:33+00:00December 12th, 2017|Bishop Anderson House|0 Comments

Calumet Ministry Partnership Sponsors Seven New Spiritual Care Training Graduates

We did it! This fall Bishop Anderson House hosted two concurrent sessions of Spiritual Care Visitor Training in both Illinois and Indiana. The Calumet Ministry Partnership provided the resources for a group that meet for 10 weeks at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Munster, Indiana. Many thanks to the Partnership for the solid financial backing that made our journey to Indiana possible. We welcome our newest 7 alumni to the Spiritual Care Visitor Training program and send them best wishes for a blessed journey into pastoral care in their community. We send a special thanks to The Rev. Kris Graunke, [...]

By |2017-12-04T14:21:33+00:00December 4th, 2017|Bishop Anderson House|0 Comments