Chaplaincy & Care Ministry

Chaplains are called by the church to extend the ministry of Christ to persons in institutional and specialized settings.” (Acts Of Synod 2003, p. 55) Chaplains are usually pastors with specialized training who serve in institutional settings such was prisons, hospitals, hospice, long-term care, counseling centers, industrial and workplace and military installations. Read More

Latest News

November 14: Chaplain Sunday, November 20, 2016! - The denomination designates this day as Chaplain Sunday. Read More
September 30: 75th Anniversary Timeline & Video - We began recognition of our 75th year as an official ministry at our last Chaplains Conference in June 2016 and will culminate it when we report to Synod in June of 2017. Read More

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Chaplains are usually pastors with specialized training who serve in institutional settings, such as prisons, hospitals, hospice, long-term care, counseling centers, industrial and workplace and military installations.
See our list of chaplains and browse a map showing where they are serving.
Information about the upcoming chaplains conference and archives from past events.
First-person accounts that provide a window into the world of our chaplains.
Resources for you and your church to support military personnel and their families.
Resources to assist your church in celebrating the Kingdom impact of chaplaincy ministries.
Help your church learn about, pray for, and celebrate the unique ministry of chaplains.
Please consider making a donation to, or taking an offering for, the Chaplains Development Fund.
Here's a list of key documents for chaplains and the churches who support them.
Check out these websites for chaplaincy job openings and residency opportunities.
ACPE - Association of Clinical Pastoral Education APC - Association of Professional Chaplains CPE - Clinical Pastoral Education