Percy McCray, Jr.,

Director of Faith-Based Programs, City of Hope Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix

Percy McCray, Jr. - Director of Pastoral Care

We are here in the Pastoral Care Department to nurture the idea that one's relationship with God is personal, precious and powerful. Our job is to make sure that is being allowed to happen on a continual basis while patients are disconnected from their faith-based community.

Spiritual Support
Advanced degrees:
Rhema Bible Training Center, Broken Arrow, OK
Inter-Denominational Coalition of Christian Churches, Detroit, MI 
Executive Council of the Church of God, Anderson, IN
Fully Ordained Minister

Overcoming cancer often requires a heroic amount of physical, emotional and spiritual strength. Few understand this like Rev. Percy McCray and his dedicated staff in our Pastoral Care Department.

Every day, those who make up the department at City of Hope, which includes clergy persons, social service workers and various volunteer community pastors, help people like you build a bridge from despair to hope. As Rev. McCray says, “The goal of the department is to provide an ecumenical umbrella of spiritual support for patients, family members and staff, whereby persons of any faith can be strengthened, motivated and inspired to combat cancer.”

In creating an environment conducive to healing and recovery, the department exists as a great source of comfort for patients and families.

A fully ordained minister, Rev. McCray is a member of the U.S. Chaplains Association and an executive board member for Eternal Light Ministries in Chicago. He has been recognized as one of the “most influential African Americans in Lake County (IL)” by the People’s Voice newspaper for his religious and leadership roles within the community.

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