Episcopal Chaplains

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 09:35

I greet you in the Name of the Lord Jesus on this the 98th commemoration of “Veterans Day.” It used to be called “Armistice Day” in thanksgiving for the peace that was signed between the Allied and Axis powers.  When President Woodrow Wilson made...

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 00:00

Editor's note: This piece first appeared online in The Huffington Post's Religion Section. As the senior military chaplain for U.S. Joint Forces Command, I was in Arlington, Virginia, with my colleagues for an annual meeting of the senior Armed...

Thursday, August 6, 2009 - 00:00

The Office of the Bishop Suffragan for Federal Ministries is relocating to Washington, D.C. from the Episcopal Church Center in New York. Federal Ministries operates chaplaincies in three areas: military, veterans' administration and federal...

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 - 00:00

As an Episcopal priest who is also a retired member of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps, I am prompted to write after reading a very disturbing article in the May edition of Harper's magazine: "Jesus Killed Mohammed: The Crusade for a Christian...

Tuesday, August 31, 2004 - 20:00

Navy Cmdr. Stephen Pike, one of eight Episcopal chaplains serving in Iraq, has a new sermon about faith in God for his Sunday services at Camp Fallujah. The Episcopal chaplain for Regimental Combat Team 1 escaped death when a 107 mm. rocket soared...

Tuesday, April 8, 2003 - 20:00

(ENS) Two weeks before the first air strikes were launched on Baghdad, Bishop George Packard, suffragan in charge of the Episcopal Church's chaplaincies, reminded a gathering at the Episcopal Church Center that "when America goes to war, the...

Tuesday, April 8, 2003 - 20:00

(ENS) For the most part, military chaplains come from congregations that receive the news that their priest is being mobilized and potentially deployed "suddenly," explains Bishop George Packard, the Episcopal Church's suffragan for chaplains. "It...