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The missionary work started by the missionary Harace Allen in 1885 has been expanded in all directions through the activities of the Chaplain's Office. Accordingly, the Chaplain's Office plays an important role as a center of the missionary work of this hospital and as the forerunner of pastoral duties.
For the new vision of the 21st Century, Yonsei University Health System (YUHS) is preparing a place for holistic treatment through spiritual treatment in this country by educating and training hospital pastors in Korea.
With these motives and goals, the Chaplain's Office progresses every observance in the hospital based on Christianity according to the office regulation (Article 4, Chapter 4) of the YUHS which states, "The Chaplain's Office preaches the Christian Gospel to the faculty, medical students and patients, and takes charge of its related general administrative affairs". The office carries out pastoral duties at four levels; for students, school staff, patients and education.
Yoo Ki-Sung (Main Severance Hospital), Choi Hyung-Cheol (Main Severance Hospital), Kong Jae-Chol (Gangnam Severance Hospital), Song Woo-Yong (Yongin Severance Hospital)
Kwak Su-San-Na (Cardiovascular Hospital), Kim Bok-Nam (Rehabilitation Hospital), Kim Sung-Ae (Severance Hospital), Ju Sun-Yong(Gangnam Severance Hospital)
Han Seong-Hyea (Ilsankwangsung Church), Lee Lee-Nam (Medical Missionary Association), Kim Sung-Ja (Pyeongchon Church), Lee Ae-Kyung (Sesin Church), Lee Gyu-Hyeon (Namsanchungang Church)
Yang Jung-Yoon (Office of Director, Chaplain's Office), Lee Ji-Yeun (Main Severance Hospital)
The Religious Committee of the Chaplain's Office works as a guiding committee for all religious matters and students. The aim and function of this Committee is to hold regular consultation meetings with the YUHS Director to efficiently accomplish the religious goals and services of the medical center.