Sickness and death often make us ask questions, and they cause fear and uncertainty. A talk or prayer can help one to move on.
Hospital ministers are employees of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church working in health care. They are available for personal talks or church ceremonies. Pastoral work in hospitals is meant for patients and their friends and families as well as for hospital and nursing home employees.
Get in touch with a hospital minister whenever:
In pastoral work in hospitals, each person's religious convictions and philosophy of life is respected on the basis of freedom of belief. You do not need to be a member of the church to use this service. The staff are bound by an absolute commitment to confidentiality.
There are six hospital ministers working in the hospitals and nursing homes of Espoo. Staff of the local congregation serve in private nursing homes.
In urgent cases at weekends (from Friday 3 pm to Monday 9 am) you can contact the on-duty hospital minister through the hospital and nursing home staff.
To contact our hospital chaplains in various institutions call the numbers below and ask the pastor on duty.