We are honored to announce that Cheri Coleman has been awarded the Free Methodist Chaplain Association Distinguished Service Medallion for her outstanding ministry representing the Free Methodist Church, highlighting over 20 years of service through chaplaincy and education. The award was presented to her on August 25, 2021.
Cheri currently serves as a chaplain and Clinical Pastoral Education Educator at Loma Linda Veterans Affairs Hospital, where she supervises chaplain residents, co-supervises the Holistic Mental Health specialty interdisciplinary training program, leads several support groups for veterans focused on well-being and spirituality, and serves on the Ethics Committee, the Whole Health team, and Patient Centered Care team. Her work includes educating and caring for patients, their families, staff and trainees.
To find out more about Cheri’s ministry and what the work of a chaplain looks like, take a moment to watch her interview.