Eger Lutheran Homes and Services, Inc.
“We have this hope, a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul.” (Hebrews 6:19)
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Eger Lutheran Homes and Services | Pastoral Care Services

Consistent with the mission of Eger Lutheran Homes and Services, the mission of the Pastoral Care Department is to provide spiritual comfort and support to all those we serve, including residents and staff, and their families, regardless of religious belief or faith.


  • Eger has a beautiful interfaith chapel, which is always open for quiet reflection and prayer
  • Roman Catholic Holy Communion is celebrated  daily
  • Lutheran Service is celebrated Sundays and Tuesdays
  • Jewish Shabbat service is celebrated every Friday
  • Bible studies are conducted twice a week
  • Eucharistic ministers are available every day
  • Priestly anointing of the sick is provided
  • Weekly Rosary prayer is conducted
  • Weekly prayer group is offered
  • Roman Catholic service is conducted on a residential floor twice a week, for those who cannot attend service at the chapel
  • One-on-one pastoral counseling is available as needed
  • Last rites are administered

Support Groups

Support groups are organized to alleviate feelings of:

  • Fear, loneliness or despair
  • Grief
  • Discouragement
  • Anxiety concerning the meaning of life

Bereavement Services

  • Memorial Services


Eger participates in the Lutheran Services New York Alliance Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Program.

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