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Spiritual Life


At Phoebe Berks we view aging as a spiritual journey, a time for new opportunities and a time for collecting the wisdom of the aged. We begin to harvest this wisdom by providing opportunities for reflection and sharing with persons of all ages.

Meet our staff:

Rev. Leah KnoxLeahksmall
The Rev. Leah Knox is charged with addressing the spiritual needs of the residents and  staff of Phoebe Berks through pastoral care and counseling. In addition, she has specific responsibilities for spiritual assessments, conducting various religious activities including daily devotion, Bible studies, weekly Chapel services and special services, serving as
liaison with local clergy, and providing supportive assistance to students and volunteers working in the pastoral services department.

Alisha Tatem, Assistant Chaplain
Rebecca Brenner, Assistant Chaplain

Our pastoral care staff and volunteers provide opportunities for reflection and sharing through worship, bible study, poetry hour, rosary group and life review sessions. Specific services include:

  • Ecumenical worship opportunities
  • Daily devotionals and Bible study
  • Spiritual renewal programs
  • Life review
  • Bereavement and spiritual support groups
  • Pastoral counseling
  • Various programs and workshops designed for pastors and congregations
  • Called To Care, a training program for community volunteers
  • The Abiders Ministry, a program that trains volunteers to companion the dying

Close attention is paid to the spiritual well-being of every resident, no matter what denomination or faith. It is a reflection of our belief that complete care cannot end with the mind and the body, but must also reach into the soul.

Contact:
  • Rev. Leah Knox
  • Phone: 610-927-8515
  • Toll free: 1-800-453-8814
  • Fax: 610-927-8400
  • Email: lknox@phoebe.org

 

 

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