My Resume

Cheryl Meakins
Chaplain, Occupational Therapist, Spiritual Director
Cheryl Meakins

Serving God as a Chaplain in a faith-based organization, utilizing strong transferable skills and professional experience.

Contributing Author, Group Publishing, 2012

Contributing Author, Group Publishing, 2012

Trained Facilitator

Advocate for Victims of Abuse


CPE – 4 Units: St. Anthony Hospital, Lakewood, CO

Master of Divinity – North Park Theological Seminary, Chicago, IL

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy – Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO

Bachelor of Science in Communication, Missouri Baptist University, St. Louis, MO


Integrated interdisciplinary knowledge of spirituality in the bio-psycho-social model of
care. Seeking opportunities to engage others in experiencing their faith in multiple
aspects of their being. Able to blend theological and medical knowledge.

Expert on the impact of trauma on the whole person, including one’s faith.

Strengths: Proven leadership skills with direct reports and volunteers. Focused on
collaborative work across disciplines and among residents. Experienced speaker,
preacher, and teacher. Trained compassionate spiritual listener to deep needs and
stories. Involved in ministry for over twenty years.


  • Spiritual Needs Assessment
  • Lead in Worship, Vespers, Chapel, and Spiritual Direction
  • Provide holistic support to residents/patients
  • Levels I and II Trauma Hospital
  • Crisis intervention, support and pastoral counseling
  • Palliative Care
  • Death Process and paperwork
  • Sacramental Services
  • Advanced Directives
  • Mending the Soul Facilitator
  • Designated Requestor with Donor Alliance
  • Advocate for Victims of Abuse
  • Community Service opportunities for Seniors
  • Bible Study Facilitator
  • Strategic planning, marketing, branding, programs
  • Fiscal Management
  • Author of devotionals and articles. Proficient in writing and publishing.
  • Microsoft Suite experience
  • Teaching on Spirituality in the practice of Occupational Therapy
  • Continuing education in Chaplaincy and Occupational Therapy, focused on aging, psychology, theology of embodiment


Christian Living Communities, Denver and Centennial, CO – 9/8/23 – present Chaplain | Executive Director of Chaplain Services: Chaplain Jim Kok

Lutheran Medical Center, Wheatridge, CO – 9/20/2021- 9/4/23
Chaplain PDM | Spiritual Care Manager: Chaplain Gwynneth Livesay

Arvada Covenant Church – 09/13/2022 – 9/4/23
Associate Director of Congregational Care | Manager: Pastor Jodi Moore

Covenant Living of Colorado – 7/14/2023 – 9/4/23
Chaplain PRN | Manager: Chaplain Kay Sorvik

St. Anthony Hospital, Lakewood, CO– 1/15/2020 – 8/27/2021
Chaplain Resident/Intern |Supervisors: Shannon Burk, Rev. Dr. Judith Roska

Living Aspen – 8/1/2016 – 12/20/2020
Founder, Executive Director, Chaplain

Meakins Speak, LLC. – 6/1/2010 – 12/1/2015
Preacher, Teacher, and Author

Excel Academy Charter School – 5/30/2010 – 6/15/2013
Occupational Therapist

Jefferson County Public School – 9/1/2009-8/30/2010
Occupational Therapist

Core Diamond Technologies, LLC. – 8/1/2005- 12/1/2015
Occupational Therapist