In the Chapel of Christ the Lord, Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold blesses Episcopal Church Service Crosses which will be sent to soldiers serving in the war zone.
Bishop George Packard
Bishop George Packard contacts chaplains by phone from his office in New York. (Photo courtesy ASHAPM)
The Rev. Joyce Penfield
Navaho-inspired ministry helps ex-inmates reintegrate into society. The Rev. Joyce Penfield, left, meets with a client.
Chaplain John Weatherly
Episcopal Church Chaplain John Weatherly baptizes a soldier in Iraq.
The Rev. Frank Wismer
The Rev. Frank Wismer, holding Islamic prayer beads, speaks through an interpreter to a local Islamic religious leader in Baghdad on Veterans Day in 2003.
Gifts of prayer beads
Gifts of prayer beads grace the hands of two U.S. airmen at Balad Air Force base, about 45 minutes from Baghdad, Iraq.
Baptism Aboard the USS Juneau
Chaplain Frank Munoz celebrates a baptism aboard the USS Juneau. Episcopal chaplains in the armed services perform an important ministry of The Episcopal Church.
The Rev. David Sirvet of Calais, Maine
Episcopal chaplain Stephen Pike exposes the rocket the did not detonate.
Rev. Beryl Nyre-Thomas
Rev. Beryl Nyre-Thomas, has served for 15 years as volunteer chaplain.
Former and current chaplains at MIT who shepherded the Technology and Culture Forum are, from left, priests John Crocker, Amy McCreath (current chaplain), Scott Paradise and Jane Gould.
MINISTRY OF PRESENCE
MINISTRY OF PRESENCE
Campus chaplain, the Rev. Shirley Bowen explores questions of belief and truth with USM honor students. Fellow panelist, Dr. Paul Nakroshis, offers his perspectives as a physicist and Zen Buddhist.
Sacrament at oasis
In Iraq, Chaplain (LTC) John Weatherly of Virginia, baptizes SPC Robert Chase of California.
Pray for healing
Bishop George Packard, director of the presiding bishop's Office for Chaplaincies, prays with a wounded soldier at Landstuhl military hospital in southern Germany, where American military personnel are taken after they are wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Bishop Suffragan for Chaplaincies George Packard
Suffragan Bishop George Packard. left, helps Chaplain Reese Hutcheson with his protective flak jacket containing 50 lbs. of body armor to protect against sniper fire and explosion. Chaplains do not carry weapons.
Pocket prayer shawls
Lauri Daub and Jeanne Zellers present pocket prayer shawls for blessing to the Rev. Terry Wible, Bethlehem Assistant Bishop John Croneberger, and the Rev. Bill Alford.
General Colin Powell speaks with veterans
General Colin Powell speaks with veterans at St. Francis House in the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas.
The Rev. David Sivret
The Rev. Jacqueline A. Means
The Rev. Jacqueline A. Means and Virginia prison chaplain Marjorie H. Holm toured a 3000-inmate pretrial prison in Baltimore, Md., while participating in a national corrections conference.
Russian Orthodox delegation visits military posts and prisons in U.S.
Bishop Savva, head of chaplaincy for the Russian Orthodox Church, is welcomed aboard a Navy vessel in Jacksonville, Florida, during a tour of U.S. military bases and prison chaplaincy.
Tthe Rev. Carol Reese
The Rev. Rick Tiff, an Episcopal chaplain
The Rev. Rick Tiff, an Episcopal chaplain, from the Diocese of Los Angeles, and Religious Program Specialist Seaman Brian Adamson outside the chapel at Camp Leatherneck, a 1,600-acre U.S. Marine Corps base located in southwestern Afghanistan's rugged Helmand Province.
Army chaplain the Rev. Bob Blessing
Army chaplain the Rev. Bob Blessing, right, and his chaplain assistant visit what is believed to be the house of Abraham in Ur of Chaldea, about a quarter mile from the Contingency Operation Base (COB) Adder, where Blessing spent his most recent deployment in Iraq.
LCDR Jerome A. Hinson
LCDR Jerome A. Hinson CHC, USN conducts services for troops in Southwest Asia.