Inspired Health Group (IHG) is committed to care for the whole person: body, mind, & spirit. It is the belief of IHG’s healthcare professionals that wellness & ultimate wholeness occurs when the body, mind, & spirit are in harmony with one another. The diagnosis & treatment of physical challenges that patients face often carry with them significant & sometimes overwhelming stress & spiritual unrest. At such times, it is natural to look to others for support. Care of the Spirit is addressed through the Pastoral Care ministry which is offered by IHG through the Glory Center which is the spiritual arm of IHG. Pastoral care contributes to a holistic approach to addressing concerns raised by the patients & their families & enables them to respond to their spiritual & emotional needs.

Pastoral Care Ministry

Offered to patients of Inspired Health Group who:

  • have chronic illness
  • are struggling with grief & loss
  • are experiencing pain, fear, & depression regarding their health situations
  • are struggling with their faith or spiritual issues in general

The Pastoral Care Ministry is not meant to replace any Pastoral Care nor any particular church participation that the patient is involved in. This Care of the Spirit is intended to blend with the medical care received from IHG for the body & the mind, thereby promoting whole health & healing.

 

Pastoral Care Ministry Offerings

A variety of offerings are available regarding Pastoral Care Ministry including:

  • Opportunity for prayer with an Ordained Pastor are offered on an as needed basis in the IHG office.
  • Opportunity for prayer and dialogue offered in the Glory Center which is located in the same facility as IHG.
  • Off-site pastoral care opportunities
    • The spiritual caregiver who will provide this off-site Pastoral Care is an experienced Ordained Minister who is available to do so:
      • Over the telephone
      • Upon easing of the Coronavirus pandemic, through In-Home Pastoral Care visits for patients who are unable to come into the IHG office for care will once again be available. This opportunity provides a unique & individualized approach to Pastoral Care for patients in special need.
    • The purpose of these opportunities are to offer support, comfort, companionship, & spiritual feeding through conversation & prayer.
  • Opportunity to discuss with the Pastoral Care Minister author of the monthly inspirational Scriptural writings posted in the Glory Center, is available upon request.

 

All Pastoral Care Ministry is available at no charge. Services provided by the Glory Center are supported by donations made to The Glory Center.

We invite & encourage those patients who have questions about or have interest in meeting with a member of our Clergy, team either on-site in the Glory Center or in the IHG office or for Telephone or In-Home Pastoral Care; to speak with their IHG provider during their office visit with them or to telephone 716-662-7008 extension 119 asking for Shari Kay Shearing or extension 136 asking for Jen Kane.

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The Glory Center

3671 Southwestern Blvd.
Suite 113
Orchard Park, NY 14127-1752

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