Spiritual Services

At UPMC Hamot, our goal is to help satisfy your religious, spiritual and emotional needs. We are honored to serve you to the best of our ability.

Pastoral Services

  • Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Requests and/referrals are available 24 hours a day internally at Ext. 2336 or 814-877-6018
  • For emergencies call the requests/referrals line first, if no answer, internally Ext. 6000 or 814-877-6000
  • Trained and certified staff:
    • Fr. John J. Murphy, MA, M.Div., BCC
      Roman Catholic Priest and Ecumenical Staff Chaplain
    • Deaconess Heidi Cowey, LDA, BCC
      Ecumenical Staff Chaplain

Places to Worship

At UPMC Hamot

  • The Interfaith Chapel, near the main elevators on the first floor, is always open for private prayer and meditation. Religious services are held frequently and always announced 30 minutes in advance. Anyone who would like to come for a service or who just needs a peaceful moment is welcome.
  • Women’s Hospital Chapel

In the community

Jewish Congregations:

  • Brith Sholom Congregation
    Conservative Jewish Congregation
    3207 State Street
  • Temple Anshe Hesed Reform Jewish Congregation
    930 Liberty Street

Assembly of God

  • Family Worship Center
    1201 Parade Street


  • Community Missionary Baptist
    301 East 10th Street
  • Mount Ebal Baptist
    1617 East 26th Street
  • Russian Baptist Church
    449 East 9th Street
  • Shiloh Baptist
    901 East 5th Street
  • Wayne Park Baptist
    923 East 6th Street

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

  • First Christian Church
    823 Cherry Street


  • Episcopal Cathedral of St. Paul
    134 West 7th Street

Jehovah’s Witnesses

  • Bayview Congregation
    621 West 2nd Street


  • Luther Memorial (ELCA)
    225 West 10th Street
  • Trinity Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod)
    14 East 38th Street


  • First United Methodist
    707 Sassafras Street
  • St. James AME
    236 East 11th Street


  • Russian Orthodox Church of the Nativity
    247 East Front Street


  • United Pentecostal Church
    202 East 11th Street


  • First Presbyterian Church of the Covenant
    250 West 7th Street

Roman Catholic

  • St. Patrick's
    130 East 4th Street
  • St. Peter Cathedral
    230 West 10th Street

United Church of Christ

  • St. Paul's United Church of Christ
    1024 Peach Street

If there is not a listing for your particular religious tradition, please feel free to call UPMC Hamot Pastoral Services at 814-877-6018.

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