Chaplaincies

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 13:15

USS BULKELEY, At sea – “Stand by for the evening prayer.” The soft command arrives at the same time every evening. It’s a phrase Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) have been hearing since day one...

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 00:00

The Rt. Rev. James "Jay" Magness was consecrated as the sixth bishop suffragan for federal ministries in June 2010. Here, he speaks with writer Diane Ney about his plans and his office's recent relocation to Capitol Hill from New York City. The...

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 00:00

The custom of appointing clergy members to lead the House of Representatives and the Senate of the United States in prayer has continued with few interruptions ever since the Senate elected Samuel Provoost, Episcopal bishop of New York, as its...

Thursday, August 6, 2009 - 00:00

The Office of the Bishop Suffragan for Federal Ministries is relocating to Washington, D.C. from the Episcopal Church Center in New York. Federal Ministries operates chaplaincies in three areas: military, veterans' administration and federal...

Friday, December 5, 2008 - 00:00

"I wanted to extend my sincere thanks to your organization for your gracious bead donation to those of us deployed to Balad, Iraq. I was having a very hard time while there and found great comfort using your beads and having them close to me. I...

Thursday, November 19, 1998 - 00:00

Building on a close relationship built over the years, Bishop Charles Keyser, suffragan bishop for the Armed Forces, welcomed a delegation from the Russian Orthodox Church for an October tour of military installations and prison chaplaincies in the...