Armed Forces and Federal Ministries


October 9, 2020

Bishop Susan Brown Snook recently appointed The Rev. Frank Munoz, retired Navy chaplain and Priest-in Charge at Grace Episcopal Church in Menifee, as our first military missioner—and the first known diocesan military missioner in The Episcopal Church. On Saturday, September 19, the Rev. Munoz...

October 8, 2020

By: Armed Forces and Federal Ministries

Congratulations to The Rev. Jamie Osborne (in Alabama), sworn into the USAF, Thursday, October 8th, 2020, by Chaplain Jackie Pippin, USAF via live video feed technology.

October 7, 2020

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Fr. Aaron Oliver, a member of St. Peters Episcopal Church in Morristown, NJ, is also a Chaplain (CPT) in the New Jersey Army National Guard.  For the past month, he has been activated as part of the COVID-19 relief mission.  Soldiers and Airmen of the NJ National Guard have been mobilized to...

October 7, 2020

By: Armed Forces and Federal Ministries

CORONADO, Calif. (Apr. 12, 2020) Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Center Chaplain Lt. Cmdr. Paul Rodgers prays with a student during an individualized Easter service at NSW Center in Coronado, Calif., April 12. Rodgers performed 32 of these services so students could focus on their faith and...

September 30, 2020

By: Armed Forces and Federal Ministries

Thank you for joining us at our first ever Episcopal Military and Federal Chaplain Virtual Training Symposium held last month Friday, 25 September 2020. This year, over 80 military and federal chaplains collaborated and participated in breakout sessions using Zoom technology to discuss and...

September 25, 2020

By: Armed Forces and Federal Ministries

Bravo Zulu! Chaplain Captain Donna S. Mote, and a job-well-done!

May 19, 2020

By: Liz Nolan

Northborough – Episcopal Church of the Nativity Pastor Chad McCabe is not only committed to his church community in Northborough, but continues his ministry as a chaplain in the Massachusetts Army National Guard 101st Artillery based in Brockton. He has been called to duty amid the COVID-19...

April 24, 2020

By: Egan Millard

Captain David Thames at the field hospital inside the Javits Center in New York City. Photo: Kleynia R. McKnight/U.S. Navy

[Episcopal News Service] At 58, Captain David Thames, a senior chaplain in the U.S. Navy, has seen and done more than most people do in their...

January 1, 2020

By: The Right Rev. Carl Walter Wright

Greetings in this New Year of Our Lord 2020. Please forgive me if you have seen a similar message before; but these thoughts came to me this time last year and, as near as we can tell, were never shared with you. I hope they will inspire you.

A soulful song popularized by the late Nina...

June 1, 2019

By: The Rt. Rev. Carl Walter Wright


My Friends: I greet you in the Name of the Lord on this 151st commemoration of Memorial Day. It is always an honor to stand in this House of Prayer for ALL people and bring an encouraging Word.

Euphemisms. Euphemisms. I am frequently struck by the many expressions...


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