“You will be at times finding yourself in one modern day Babylon after another, ‘singing the Lord’s song in a strange land (Psalm 137:4).’ You will be a living paradox: commissioned officers who do not bear arms; lovers of peace who minister to those who prepare for and engage in war; ministers to warriors, inmates and veterans and – lest we forget – their families…”
–The Revd. Dr. Harold T. Lewis, Rector, Calvary Church Pittsburgh – Retired; and Staff Officer for The Episcopal Church Office of Black Ministries, 1982-1994
Naval Special Warfare Center Chaplain Lt. Cmdr. Paul Rodgers prays with a student during an individualized Easter service at NSW Center in Coronado, CA. Rodgers performed 32 of these services so students could focus on their faith and spiritual health while following CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Contact: The Rt. Rev. Carl Walter Wright
Bishop Suffragan for the Armed Forces and Federal Ministries