Spiritual caregivers and chaplains are also available to perform various religious services on site at Renown Regional Medical Center and by special request at Renown South Meadows Medical Center and Renown Rehabilitation Hospital.

Regular services include general prayer, baptism, communion, anointing of the sick, last rites and other ceremonies such as weddings and remembrances. Volunteer professional clergy from the community, including priests, rabbis, imams and other faith professionals are also available by request for prayer and certain services.

Chaplains also counsel, support and pray with families and patients at the time of death and during end-of-life comfort care.

To reach Spiritual Care, call:

775-982-7676

Sacred Texts and Religious Items

Sacred texts are available to all patients upon request, including the Christian Bible, Jewish Siddur, Muslim Koran and other sacred scriptures. Other literature and religious items are available at the Spiritual Center & Estelle J. Kesley Interfaith Sanctuary located on the first floor of the Sierra Tower at Renown Regional Medical Center.

Sacred Spaces

Several spaces for prayer, meditation or contemplation are available at Renown Regional Medical Center. All spaces are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and are available to patients and guests. These spaces include the Spiritual Center & Estelle J. Kelsey Interfaith Sanctuary, Fianna’s Healing Garden and the Dermody Children’s Healing Garden.

The Estelle J. Kelsey Interfaith Sanctuary at Renown Regional Medical Center is open to people of all faiths and to those with no professed faith who seek a quiet, indoor place for prayer and reflection.

At this time, there are no sacred spaces at Renown South Meadows Medical Center or Rehabilitation Hospital; however, patients and family members are encouraged to take time in any of our quiet waiting areas for personal prayer, mediation or contemplation. Please ask your nurse or other caregiver for direction and assistance.

Specialty Foods

If you have religious dietary needs, such as Kosher or Halal, please inform your nurse, social worker or spiritual caregiver.

Spiritual Resources

Attached to the Spiritual Center & Estelle J. Kelsey Interfaith Sanctuary is a Resource Library available to all who wish to access literature and online resources related to spiritual health and wellness. Patients, their families and the community are welcome to visit the Resource Library which is open at all times.