Pastoral Services Team

Jessica Evans, M.Div., is the director for Pastoral Services and supervisor of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). Jessica attended Centre College for her undergraduate studies and continued on to Duke University Divinity School. She began her journey for certification as an Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) Supervisor in 2005 in Colorado and became an ordained American Baptist pastor. Before joining the Baptist Health Care team, Jessica served as corporate director of CPE for Centura Health Systems CPE center and was manager of spiritual care and CPE for a large spiritual care team at Penrose-St. Frances in Colorado Springs. Jessica is a board certified chaplain.

Ruth Ward is the Office Coordinator for the Department of Pastoral Services. Ruth has been an employee of Baptist Hospital since 1991, working in the Corporate Administration office and with Properties Management. She came to Pastoral Services in 1998.


Baptist Hospital Department of Pastoral Services
P.O. Box 17500
Pensacola, FL 32522-7500
850.469.7138 (fax)