Worship Services

Photo of worship services

We apologize that due to the COVID-19 virus both meditation rooms are closed until further notice. Below are worship opportunities and resources to help patients, families and staff experience worship and spiritual connection while you are here at the hospital.

Sunday Service

Catholic Mass
3:30 p.m.
Televised on Channel 115
Stead Family Children's Hospital, Meditation Room (Level 12)

Friday Service

1 to 1:30 p.m.
Muslim Friday Prayer
Meditation Room of University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital (Level 12)

If you need assistance getting to the worship area you can receive an escort by calling 1-319-356-2456 or 6-2456 from a hospital phone. Leave your name, nursing area, and room number and indicate which service you want to attend.

The Meditation Rooms

The Meditation Room (Elevator B, Level 1 or University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital, Level 12) are open 24 hours a day for anyone who needs a quiet place for meditation or prayer.

The meditation rooms in General Hospital and UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital are only for meditation and prayer. No food, drink, or cells phones are permitted. Please observe additional signage for events and activities. Always enter the rooms quietly and be sure to respect the prayerful intention of the space.

Catholic Mass

Sundays at 3:30 p.m. on Hospital Channel 115

Noontime Prayer

Fridays at noon. Join Spiritual Services by Skype for a time of prayer. Email elizabeth-conley@uiowa.edu to be invited to the meeting

Worship Resources

In addition to in-house worship services, many other resources are available in the local community and online.