The mission of Greenwich Chaplaincy Services (GCS) is to provide pastoral and spiritual care to the residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities in the town of Greenwich, as well as to the residents' families and the staff of the facilities.
Greenwich Chaplaincy Services was founded in 1968 by the Greenwich Fellowship of Clergy. It is managed by a Board of Directors made up of volunteer clergy and lay people from the community.
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Build community and individual relationships with the residents, their families and the staff.
Partner with Greenwich clergy to support the pastoral needs of their congregants residing in any of the facilities we service.
Address the transitions required in moving into short- and long-term care.
Be present to support all spiritual aspects of end-of-life care, including palliative and comfort care, and difficult ethical and moral decisions.
Provide spiritual support for families and staff at times of grief and bereavement.
Lead worship services addressing all faiths, and observe all major religious holidays. Provide individual pastoral support through music, prayer, Bible study and rosary.