Newly endorsed chaplains Scott Van Voorst and Ken Krause share about their ministries in the military and in hospice.
CRCNA Chaplaincy and Care
Chaplaincy and Care Ministry (CCM) endorses exceptional, well-trained ministers of the Word or commissioned pastors who serve in specialized ministries beyond the walls of the church. Chaplains are ordained, gifted and trained, called by the church, and sent by Jesus Christ to provide spiritual care to people in pain or spiritual distress.
Chaplaincy and Care Ministry provides endorsement that supports and strengthens the ministry of CRC chaplains. This brochure gives an overview on the process of becoming an endorsed chaplain.
This brochure is for students, pastors, and others in ministry who seek to realize their call to ministry, hone their pastoral skills, or become a chaplain.
Last December, CAPT Thomas Walcott, Chaplain of the Coast Guard, witnessed a community in crisis as a result of the partial government shutdown. Learn what this time was like for coastguardsmen and their families, as well as the role of the chaplain in times of crisis.
Chaplain Harold Roscher has touched the lives of many, though he often doesn’t get to see how their stories end. Through his work, Jesus operates in small moments, tiny gestures, and tremendous amounts of grace.
This is a prayer for chaplains and spiritual companions to share as they walk alongside victims of violence.
Jim may have retired, but his ministry, and its influence, continue to impact the world.
In appreciation for all of our veterans, a poem from I'm Still Breathing, So It's a Good Day by Rev. Eric Verhulst. Eric is a retired Navy chaplain and current Veterans Affairs chaplain.
This is a prayer for chaplains and spiritual companions to share as they walk alongside those who struggle with sleeplessness.