Alum is hospital chaplain

From: Doings Newspapers (Hinsdale, IL)

Mary Potter, a volunteer chaplain at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, has contributed more than 1,700 hours of service over the past 15 years. She recently was recognized as the hospital’s volunteer of the month.

“We can’t cure people, but I believe there is healing through prayer,” Potter said. “Even though I’m not ordained or a professional chaplain, I believe in the power of prayer and I wanted to bring what gifts I could to help those who are ill.”…

Potter began volunteering at her children’s school when they were growing up. A native of La Grange, Potter earned a degree in liberal arts at Knox College in Galesburg… Read more…