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Encouragement Ministries is a compassionate, Christian presence in a crisis.We encourage patients and their families to discover and rely upon their spiritual resources during hospitalization.

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Encouragement Tips from Pat – August 2019

Posted on August 30

As I grew up in church, I learned how to pray. The strange thing is that when I was developing my prayer life as a young man, it was by trying to sound like the grown men praying. The result: I became a prayer parrot! I said the things that men said in church when […]

July 2019 Newsletter – Encouragement in the Valley of the Shadow

Posted on July 28

Through the years of my work with EM, I have had many conversations with people about death. Some were facing death; others were dealing with the death of someone they loved. These conversations are never easy, but they are important. The way we talk about death is shaped by our understanding of the meaning of […]

June 2019 E Newsletter: What Comes to Mind When You Think of Encouragement?

Posted on June 30

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What Comes to Mind When You Think of Encouragement?

Posted on June 30

Thomas Pierce says, “Each time we make a difference in someone’s life, no matter how small, it will encourage them to do good for others. And each time that happens, we will be a stronger force for good.” I like to think that we will be a stronger force for God’s kingdom. When I think […]