Jim Schmidt, MMin is a hospice a spiritual care provider/supervisor and bereavement coordinator for Horizon Home Health and Hospice in Meridian, Idaho. He completed his Masters of Ministry degree from Northwest Nazarene University in 2002, his extended unity of clinical pastoral education at St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center in 2005. Jim has been providing spiritual and grief support since 2005 in both the Boise area and initially on the Oregon coast in the Brookings/Gold Beach area of southern Oregon. He was also in Cohort 4 of the UW Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care cohort. Jim enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He also enjoys working on his 1970 Ford Mustang, fishing on the Snake River and time in the outdoors.