Joy Freeman


JOY FREEMAN, MDiv, is an American Baptist chaplain serving at North Kansas City Hospital in the Kansas City metro area. She is board certified with the Association of Professional Chaplains. Also a trained labyrinth facilitator, she is a wife and a mother to a daughter and to a precious child who is now in heaven.


Joy is available for speaking engagements and can be reached at

Joy blogs at

Speaking Engagements:

March 13, 2016 – 3 pm – 5pm – Unique Finds, Overland Park, KS


April 2016-New Song Christian Church-Kansas City, MO

June 2016-Association of Professional Chaplains-Orlando, FL


August 2015-ShePastor with Rev. Christine Smith:

August 2015-A Mother’s Sorrow Turns to Hope by Kim Shopper.  North Kansas City Hospital’s Hospital Times.

Fall 2013-Healing as a Family after an infant Loss. North Kansas City Hospital’s Your Health Magazine.

Other Publications:

Hanchey, Mary Elizabeth and McClain, Erin, eds.  Though the Darkness Gathers Round: Devotions about infertility, Miscarriage and Infant Loss.  Smyth & Helwys, 2015.


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