Are you considering an appointment as an
Endorsed Chaplain in the Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches?
If so, you are considering one of the most unique spiritual opportunities
for ministry available anywhere.
Click on the service logos below or scroll down to learn more about each service Chaplaincy ministry.
Armed Forces chaplains are highly-qualified priests who (1) integrate the roles of clergy and commissioned officer, (2) care for Christians while providing for the free exercise of religion by all personnel, and (3) understand the realities of military life.
Veterans Administration chaplains are priests serving within VA facilities who are aware of the spiritual and moral dimensions which often arise from the anxieties, problems and fears which accompany illness and disabilities. These chaplains are also sensitive to the variety of religious and cultural backgrounds of the VA patients to whom ministry is provided.
Prison chaplains are priests doing challenging, pastoral ministry with inmates, staff, and their families. These chaplains provide individual spiritual and personal counseling, help bring resolution to crisis situations, respond to inmate needs, and serve as advocates for inmates’ rights.
Police chaplains minister to members of law enforcement agencies having spiritual, psychological or emotional problems. Specific duties include: crisis intervention, death notification, grief counseling, memorial services, victim and witness assistance, confidential pastoral care, stress management, spiritual guidance, marriage and family guidance.
HEALTH CARE, COLLEGE, WORKPLACE, and other
Specialized Chaplains are those who minister in hospitals, retirement villages, meet with university students, and serve in the workplace. They have attained qualifications to provide specialized ministry to individuals in these categories.