Whether you are a fireman chaplain, a military chaplain, or a rodeo chaplain, there is a profession out there for you and a professional association to support you in your work.
What is a chaplain?
Webster’s dictionary defines a chaplain as “a member of the clergy officially attached to a special group.”
Regardless of if you’re searching for information on how to become a chaplain or more resources like a basic session on ethics in healthcare for chaplains, we hope you can find it here through our resources and links.
Association of Professional Chaplains An interfaith professional pastoral care association of providers of pastoral care endorsed by faith groups to serve persons in physical, spiritual, or mental need in diverse settings throughout the world.
Chaplain Fellowship Ministries International A faith based Christ centered ministry of presence that offers the every day hard working man or woman an opportunity to serve in the position of a Chaplain through specific chaplaincy programs, ecclesiastical endorsements and certifications in their chosen field of ministry, thereby, allowing any one who feels called of God to minister at some level as a Chaplain.
United Association of Christian Chaplains and Counselors Association A ministry that has been focused on empowering ministers and ministries for the work of Christ for over 30 years, fulfilling their calling with Certification in ministry.
The International Association of Christian Chaplains The IACC sees pastoral care as a ministry of compassion anchored in the grace and love of God. Pastoral care takes place in many different ways including visiting the sick, attending to the dying.
National Association of Catholic Chaplians The National Association of Catholic Chaplains advocates for the profession of spiritual care and educates, certifies, and supports chaplains, clinical pastoral educators, and all members who continue the healing ministry of Jesus in the name of the Church.
National Chaplain Association Dedicated to practical Christianity, where the Bible is the main textbook of life and ministry. We firmly believe that Jesus is the ultimate and only complete solution to the problems of life. To this end, the NCA has Chaplains that are active in every area of ministry imaginable.
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