Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center

Staff in Spiritual CareChaplain availability

Chaplains are available in the hospital 24 hours a day. Please have your nurse page the chaplain on-call or call the Spiritual Care Office at (414) 649-6567.

Office

Office is located on the 3rd floor of the Center Building.

Chapel

Chapel is located on the first floor of the North Building adjacent to the For Your Well Being store.

Services available

  • Meditation Moments, a brief time for prayer and reflection, is offered Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11:45 a.m. in the Chapel.
  • Soup for the Soul is offered on the rehabilitation unit twice monthly. Please call the Spiritual Care office for details.
  • There are two labyrinths available to anyone for walking and meditation. They are located on the west side of the building and on the 8th floor in the Patient Towers.
  • Prayer and Spiritual Meditation videos are available to patients and families through the Skylite Television system located in all inpatient rooms.

Special events

The Life Memorial Service is held two times a year to remember those who have died at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center. Please call the Spiritual Care office for details.

Our team

Peg McGonigal

Peg McGonigal
Staff Chaplain
Roman Catholic
Board Certified, NACC
Specialty Areas: ICU and cardiac ministry, medical ethics, DCD (donation after cardiac death), hospice, end-of-life decision-making, certified Advance Care Planning facilitator and educator, certified Disease-Specific Advance Care Planning, Planetree, CPE mentor.

David Jerger

David Jerger
Staff Chaplain
United Church of Christ
Board Certified, APC
Specialty Areas: crisis ministry, Parkinson's Disease, neo-natal, rehab, Planetree, CPE mentor

Michelle Oberwise-Lacock

Michelle Oberwise Lacock
CPE Supervisor
United Methodist
Certified Supervisor, ACPE

Joe Koyickal

Joe Koyickal
Staff Chaplain
Roman Catholic
Board Certified, NACC
Speciality areas: Ministry to transplant patients, Medical Psychiatric and Intensive Addiction, Hematology-Oncology, Neurosurgical and Crisis ministry.

Kerry Ahrens

Kerry Neusen
Administrative Assistant

Milwaukee area

Ed Foster

Edwin Foster
Regional Director
Spiritual Care
Board Certified, APC, Certified Supervisor, ACPE
United Methodist
Specialty Areas: hospital chaplaincy, mental health chaplaincy and Clinical Pastoral Education, Self-Acceptance Healing, Reiki therapist