Jason Massey

Salt and Light Church of Sumter,
Healthcare Chaplaincy, Professional Organizations Chaplaincy
Salt and Light Church of Sumter
March 28
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About My Family

I am a native of Oklahoma married to a native South Carolinian, whose name is Kate. Kate and I have three adult sons and two cats. I enjoy learning and teaching all things related to food. I also enjoy reading books and exercising. I love to worship; I play guitar and sing.

About My Ministry

I am endorsed by the SBC North American Mission Board as a healthcare chaplain and am in the process of becoming board certified by the Association of Professional Chaplains. I provide counseling and spiritual care to patients and team members in the Prisma Health system, including Tuomey Hospital in Sumter and Baptist Hospital in Columbia.

In addition to caring for patients and team members, I conduct worship services, present training didactics, and facilitate treatment and spirituality groups with adult and adolescent psychiatric patients.

SBC Chaplaincy

Chaplaincy is a vital frontline ministry and extension of the local church. Chaplains reach the lost among the thousands of men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces, correctional facilities, healthcare settings, public safety, disaster relief sites, and corporate environments. SBC Chaplains care for the broken, offer hope to the hopeless, and advance the gospel of Jesus Christ in hard-to-reach places.
The qualifications expected of a Southern Baptist applying for endorsement as a chaplain or counselor are established by their institution and the Chaplains Commission, SBC. These qualification requirements vary according to the type of chaplaincy or counseling ministry involved but all are expected to meet a high level of ministerial competence.


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