ROCKFORD (WIFR) – Reverend Meridith T. Graham, who holds master’s degrees in divinity and social work, has accepted the position as chaplain for the Rosecrance Health Network.
Graham comes to Rosecrance from the Chicago area, where she worked with a human services organization helping at-risk children and families. In her role at Rosecrance, she will provide non-denominational counseling and spiritual support for clients and families receiving behavioral health services through various inpatient and outpatient programs.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from University of South Carolina; a master’s degree in divinity from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary; a master’s degree in social work from Loyola University; and a master’s degree in mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).
Graham assumes the Rosecrance chaplaincy upon the retirement of the Rev. William Lenters, who served in the role for 14 years.