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Pastoral Care

Everyone needs care.

When the road ahead is not clear, when a loss is painful, when questions are nagging, we can all benefit by speaking with a minister. We really aren't made to bear our burdens alone and all of us need someone to listen along the way.

Pastoral Care is a ministry of compassion and guidance offered by someone trained in matters of faith and the soul. Given the many challenges faced in a university setting, students, staff, and faculty can benefit by speaking with a minister from time to time. Questions need asking. Directions need discerning. Wounds need healing. Our chaplains at the Spiritual Life Center and in our residence halls are available to offer the care and guidance you need. When you need us* call us at 710-3517 or feel free just to drop by the Spiritual Life Center.

Pastoral Care Team

Kristen Richardson serves as the Director of Pastoral Care in the Office of Spiritual Life. 

Ministry Associate for Pastoral Care - Lauryn Everic (Fall 2018); Katie and Chase Jensen (Spring 2019) 

Ministry Associate for the Beauchamp Addiction Recovery Center - Candace Allen

Ministry Associate for Student Organizations - Marciel Whitehurst

Resident Chaplains

*This number will be monitored during normal business hours; if you need assistance with an immediate concern related to your well-being or mental health please call the Baylor Counseling Center crisis line (254)710-2467.  For additional information and resources CLICK HERE