Pastoral Services Team
Jessica Evans, M.Div., is the Director for Pastoral Services and Clinical Pastoral Educator (ACPE). Jessica attended Centre College for her undergraduate studies and continued on to Duke University Divinity School. She began her journey for certification as a Clinical Pastoral Educator (ACPE) 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 Pastoral Services department. Ruth has been a team member of Baptist Hospital since 1991, working in the Corporate Administration office and with Properties Management. She came to Pastoral Services in 1998.