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
Chaplaincy & Care Ministry
June 9: Chaplaincy Conference 2016 - This year's Chaplain Conference will mark the beginning of our 75th year as an official chaplaincy ministry in the CRCNA. Therefore we will have special guests (including many of our former directors and assistant directors), special gifts (a few small items marked with our 75th logo), and some special activities.
May 10: “Spirituality & Psychology – Duality or Dichotomy” - On June 9 - 11, 2016, many of our chaplains from near and far (U.S., Canada, and possibly some overseas military) will come together at the Prince Center in Grand Rapids for their annual conference with the theme noted above.