Endorsing Authorities

Commissioned Chaplains are drawn from all the major Christian denominations. Much of our work is inter-denominational, but integrity to our own denominations is important.

We can only commission chaplains from MOD eligible denominations. These are:

  • Anglican
  • Roman Catholic
  • Presbyterian
  • United Reformed
  • Baptist
  • Methodist
  • Congregationalist
  • Church of Scotland
  • Assemblies of God
  • Elim Pentecostal
  • Salvation Army

World Faith Groups

RAF Commissioned Chaplains provide appropriate pastoral and spiritual care for all personnel and their dependants irrespective of religious belief or status. In addition, the MOD has five civilian chaplains from other faith groups to work within the Chaplains Branch helping us to better meet the spiritual needs of all service personnel and their dependants.

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