Lab News & Views

Here’s what WE think! Welcome to Lab News & Views! This is where we share our perspective, announce breaking news that we’re in the middle of, and highlight original stories important to the chaplains we strive to inspire, educate, and serve. We’ll also include introductions to publications that have featured the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab.

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Chaplaincy Development Advisor – Harvard Divinity

Harvard Divinity School seeks a Chaplaincy Development Advisor (part-time, non-benefits eligible). Candidates should submit their resume and cover letter as a single document via email to hr@hds.harvard.edu. Job summary: At HDS, we define ministry broadly: a call to serve others through traditional ordination, chaplaincy, non-profit leadership, doctoral work, and many other occupations. The Office of…

Lab launches survey to map spiritual innovation

Researchers at the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab are now conducting a research project as part of our work on mapping spiritual innovation. If you are part of an innovative group whose work is inspired by religious or spiritual traditions to create social change, or have been active in the past, please complete this 10-minute survey. For…

CPE Residency – WellSpan Health, York, PA

WellSpan Health in York, Pennsylvania is a large, community teaching hospital and Level 1 Regional Trauma Center. The hospital invites applications for four full-time CPE residencies running August 19, 2024 through August 23, 2025. The residency will confer three units of CPE; a previous unit of CPE accredited by ACPE is required. Compensation includes a…

New DMin program at Candler (Emory)

New Chaplaincy Track Candler School of Theology’s DMin Candler School of Theology at Emory University offers an online/hybrid Doctor of Ministry degree so you can benefit from the resources of a top-25 university while staying rooted in your place of ministry, no matter where you are. Four tracks, including Chaplaincy, are available. Priority deadline is March 1 for…

Chaplaincy featured on Interfaith Voices

The podcast Interfaith Voices hosted two segments on chaplaincy earlier in January 2024. The first discussed the recent documentary Three Chaplains, and the second featured the work of Lab colleague Ronit Stahl, Associate Professor of History at UC Berkeley. You can listen to both segments below.

New Lab article in Review of Religious Research – January 2024

A new article by Lab Director Wendy Cadge and Research Manager Amy Lawton is now available in Review of Religious Research. This article stems from the Lab analysis of the National Survey of Religious Leaders (NSRL). You can find "Which U.S. Congregational Leaders Also Work as Chaplains? A National Overview" here; a citation and abstract are below.…