Apr 18th, 2014 by admin2

Chaplain Waterman Selected!

The Reverend Canon Daniel Waterman has been selected for promotion to Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force. Chaplain Waterman is part of a very select group of military officers recognized and selected for promotion to Lt Col and we are thankful for his dedication to the men and women in uniform and their families. Canon Waterman also serves this jurisdiction as the Pastoral Care Manager for the Deanery of Air Force Chaplains. Please join me in congratulating Daniel and Julia on this significant professional achievement!

Apr 14th, 2014 by admin

2014 Training Symposium and Convocation.

Training Symposium & Convocation Logo28-30 June 2014 will mark our next Anglican Chaplains Training Symposium and Convocation, to be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Following immediately after the 2014 ACNA Provincial Assembly in Pittsburgh, this Convocation promises to be our most exciting and enriching ever! Remember, this annual gathering of Anglican Chaplains is not only a terrific opportunity to interact with your Bishop and spend three days with your colleagues, but it’s also one of the three requirements for maintaining Good Standing with your Bishop! So please mark your calendars NOW and plan to attend.

The Chaplain Symposium & Convocation 2014 registration form is up and ready to fill OUT-Click on this link:  REGISTER NOW!

The Chaplain Symposium & Convocation 2014 Schedule (READ NOW).

Apr 7th, 2014 by admin

Chaplain Hayler Honored

Andrew Hayler PictureCongratulations to Lieutenant Andrew Hayler, Chaplain Corps, U.S. Navy who was recently presented the “Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal” for his work as Deputy Command Chaplain at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville FL. from April 2011 to April 2014. He was also awarded the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal for service to the Diocese and two other local charities at the Sulzbacher Center (a large homeless shelter) and the Ronald McDonald House. Chaplain Hayler has received new orders to the USS GERMANTOWN (LSD-42 homeported in Sasebo, Japan. He and his wife Marissa will depart for the new assignment in May.

Mar 21st, 2014 by admin2


Chaplain James and Elizabeth Hairston kept it a secret, but now the secret is born! JM Hairston II was born MARCH 19 at 6 lbs 3 oz. Dad reports mom and baby are doing great! Please join me in congratulating the Hairston family!

Mar 1st, 2014 by admin

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Upcoming Ordinations & Commissions.

April 26th, Deacon Robert Goebel to Priest at St. Johns Anglican Parish, Quincy, Illinois.

April 27th, Alicia Head to Commissioned to The Order of St. Martin- Commissioned Lay Chaplains, at St. Andrews Anglican Church, Versailles, Kentucky.

May 3rd, Deacon Scott Bennion to Priest at Christ Anglican Church, Carefree Arizona.

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Congratulations to CH (1LT) Michael Lewis.

Congratulations to CH (1LT) Michael Lewis ordained to the priesthood January 4th 2014 by The Rt. Rev. Kevin Bond Allen, Bishop of Cascadia, on behalf of The Rt. Rev. Derek LS Jones, Bishop of the Armed Forces and Chaplaincy. The ordination took place at Iona Community in Vancouver, WA. which is a church plant of St. Matthew’s Anglican Church in Portland, OR. Father Lewis was blessed to have his wife Pam, daughters Rebecca, Madison, Caroline, and parents in attendance with the congregations of both St. Matthew’s Anglican Church and Iona Community Church. Michael summed up the event by stating, "I’m very humbled by the calling to be a Priest in the Church of God and I ask for your prayers that I may be faithful in this vocation."

Chaplains Smile for the Shutterbug at Ft. Jackson.

The U.S. Army's Chaplain Captain Career Course is a six month long Professional Military Education course for Captains who have served for approximately six years as battalion chaplains and are preparing for promotion to Major and the assumption of supervisory responsibilities. The course facilitates reflection on what happened and why in their previous assignments and provides opportunities to consider how they must plan for personal and professional improvement. This is accomplished through small group interaction with specially selected Chaplain Small Group Leaders and their student peers, where they learn from each other, and build a professional cohort for continued professional development as they re-enter the operational force.

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CH (COL) Mark Nordstrom, CH (MAJ) Chris Moellering, CH (MAJ) Patrick Lowthian , CH (CPT) Will Harrison, CH (MAJ) David

Anglican Chaplain Sean Weed joins paratroopers for historic jump!

22 veteran paratroopers took to the skies to celebrate and honor 50 years of service and sacrifice in the famed 173rd Airborne Brigade.

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to Canon Cyprian Okere+ at the loss of his mother-in-law, Dame Grace Ngozi Umah. Please be in prayer…

Our sincere condolences to April and the boys (Sam, Luke, and Joel) in the death of Chaplain Russell Worrell (d. Jan 10, 2014). This is the first active chaplain lost since the ministry began in 2007.
Bishop Jones has directed the creation of the “Chaplain Russell Worrell Benevolence Fund” to support both the Worrell family in their current need, and the families of our chaplains who die while in active service.

Chaplain Aaron White is working through medical complications which are now precipitating additional career decisions. Please be in prayer…

Our prayers continue for Chaplain David and Amy Noles as she battles cancer and undergoes chemotherapy. Chaplain David Barrett continues to be in our thoughts and prayers as he journeys to a healthy recovery.


The Diocese of the Armed Forces and Chaplaincy (in formation) supports the endorsement and care of chaplains under the oversight of the Bishop of the Armed Forces and Chaplaincy serving in the US military, federal and local government, hospital and hospice, law enforcement and other vocational and volunteer chaplains serving their communities.

We are the endorsing agency of the Anglican Church in North America. Official status as an endorsing agency is in and through the Convocations of Anglicans in North America. We also partner with several other ministries to help the church spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ, as the head of the church, calls us to lead and care for others so that they might know the forgiving power accomplished through His death and resurrection.

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