There are nearly as many Adventists in active duty military service today as during the draft, with a growing number serving in the Reserves. A support system of military and civilan chaplains, Adventist Military Worship Groups, Distinctive Faith Groups and religious literature is available to all activeRead more

Health Care and VA

Health care chaplains comprise the largest group of professional chaplains. They visit patients in a variety of settings including hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, hospices, and private homes. Health care chaplains work with patients, their families and staff in communities. Their challenge is to help people growRead more


In prisons and other correctional facilities, Adventist chaplains can be found living the words of Christ, "I was in prison, and you came unto me." These men and women are key members of the correctional care team as they bring the grace of God to inmates whoRead more

Community and Specialized Ministries

The work of community chaplains is another expression of chaplaincy ministry.  Adventist community chaplains perform a vital ministry to the greater communities in which Adventists have presence. Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries believes this is a primary method that follows Christ’s way of reaching people. "Christ's method alone willRead more


It has been estimated that 65-75 percent of Adventist youth attend secular colleges and universities. Many Adventist chaplains are ministering in those campus settings. ACM Campus Chaplain Endorsement Information If you are seeking endorsement as a campus chaplain (both public or SDA), click on the links toRead more


Spiritual leaders in numerous faith bodies serve in the specialized ministries called chaplaincies: campus, community, corrections, healthcare, military and the workplace. Chaplaincies are open to Adventist clergy in many nations of the world. The Seventh-day Adventist Church attempts to place only highly qualified ministers in the chaplaincyRead more