Please use this form if you wish to become an endorsed chaplain.
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A Covenant of Joint Supervision is developed by the chaplain and their calling church, and is required for chaplaincy endorsement. Chaplains may use the attached template as a starting point as they create their own Covenant of Joint Supervision.
A Covenant of Joint Supervision is an agreement between a chaplain and their calling church which ensures that chaplains are recognized as ministers and pastors, are supported as persons ordained by the church, and are a genuine extension of the church's ministry.
Ecclesiastical endorsement is crucial for chaplains as it provides certification and ministry supervision required by most employers. This document encompasses why endorsement is necessary, how it can be achieved, and how it benefits chaplains' ministries.