Those who desire and are qualified can be licensed and or ordained
through Become A Chaplain.Org under the covering of Healing Souls Ministry.
Licensure lasts as long as you remain active in a legitimate chaplaincy ministry.
Why you should become an ordained chaplain through
Official ministry credentials through our parent
Ecumenical endorsement ... licensed chaplains have
more ministry opportunities due to the fact that institutions are looking
for endorsed professionals. Members receive not only an ordination certificate
but also a certificate of licensure suitable for framing.
Training Resources ... Access to numerous training
resources through our parent site
Chaplains Fellowship, and also licensure or ordination
Access ... BCO /ICF is open to any chaplain, or
any other christian called by God to enter the chaplain ministry.
We are a recognized and professional
organization. There is immediate support and recognition with our organization.
A code of ethics that is both professional, and
An opportunity to realize your calling through
recognition by a professional, credible chaplaincy organization.
( The following job descriptions explain and show
the wide variety of ways you can serve as a chaplain)
PUBLIC SAFETY CHAPLAINCY: ... is a truly
interesting and rewarding ministry. As a public safety chaplain you would
work within law enforcement agencies such as police, fire and sheriff'
HOSPICE CARE CHAPLAINS: ... hospice
care ministry is a very special chaplaincy. It is very important that Hospice
Care Chaplains learn to develop their faith based skills when working with
those who are dying and their families. He/She should know how to effectively
communicate with those who are dying as a Hospice Care Chaplain.
PRISON CHAPLAINS: ... Prison chaplains
needs to have an ability to: (A) Provide references for the scriptural mandate
for prison ministry. (B) Explain why believers should be involved in prison
ministry. (C) Articulate the spiritual goals of jail and prison ministry.
(D) List the social goals of jail and prison ministry.(E) Summarize what
the Gospel has to offer prison inmates. (F) Determine your role in prison
DISASTER RELIEF CHAPLAINS: ... As a
disaster relief chaplain it's essential that you embody an ability to communicate
through the use of proper training. You should be able to understand how
to effectively communicate as a disaster relief chaplain.
NURSING HOME CHAPLAINS: ... Nursing
home chaplaincy has been overlooked by most chaplains and ministers for the
same reason that many of their families stop visiting them over a period
of time, it can be heart breaking and stressful. Nursing home chaplaincy
is a ministry working with elderly people who are often confused, depressed
and in many cases dying. Nursing home chaplains have to be dedicated, serious,
understanding, and have the love of Christ in their hearts to reach out to
those who are coming to the end of their lives. Human touch and loving kindness
can help make their day to day lives more worthwhile.
CRISIS COUNSELING CHAPLAIN: ...
Understanding the need for pastoral crisis counseling has become very important
since 911, plus all the disasters, suicides and climbing crime rate the last
several years. Our Law enforcement departments, fire departments, court systems
and many other institutions in our country will be in need of more and more
trained crisis counselors in the future.
DOMESTIC ABUSE CHAPLAIN: ...
needs a working knowledge of domestic violence skills training, in order
to help members of their ministries, churches and communities. Over four
million women in this country suffer some kind of violence at the hands of
their husbands or boyfriends each year. Very few will ever tell anyone -
a friend, a relative, a neighbor, or the police. Victims of domestic violence
come from all walks of life, all cultures, all income groups, all ages, all
religions. They share feelings of helplessness, isolation, guilt, fear, and
BCO is a non-denominational Christian organization. Our goal is to qualify
and recognize those seeking ministerial documentation and a Ordination or
Certificate of Title as chaplains. We know by the building up and strengthening
the Christian church we are doing what God has called us to do. All Chaplains
ordained through our ministry can legally do anything a mainstream clergy
does. God does the ordaining! We just supply the legal documents that man
requires. Becoming ordained can open many doors for ministerial opportunities
We advocate Freedom of Religion, seeking answers through study, prayer, and
guidance by our Lord Jesus Christ and the Scriptures. Having, great love
and admiration for each other without respect for wealth, race, gender, age,
social status, or doctrinal differences. We are committed to seeking Gods
will in our lives and then faithfully dedicating our life to the service
of Jesus Christ so we can be helpers in the Joy of Salvation.
As an Ordained Chaplain you will be able to accomplish God's calling in your
life. Ordination gives you the credentials needed to be able to minister
to the Church at large and to bring hope throughout the world. Ordination
helps you to minister in areas where the normal lay person may not be able
to go. We hope that you will familiarize yourself with our parent site
Chaplains Fellowship and take advantage of the
opportunities made possible by your participation. Becoming ordained is only
the first step! After you have become ordained you can start your own marriage
ministry and perform weddings and baptisms, or any other religious service.
All Ordinations are made under the covering of the
The following is the policy for granting ministerial license and or ordination
with Become A Chaplain.Org/. All applicants for license or ordination who
hold traditional Christian beliefs and values will be considered and are
subject to approval by BCO. No person will be accepted or denied because
of race, national origin, sex or cultural background. A love offering is
requested to cover the paper work and mailing expenses.
(A) A chaplain ministerial license and full ordinational
certificate will be granted for an initial fee of
$75.00 and a bi- annual renewal fee of
applicant must provide three (2) letters of
recommendation(not family). One of these letters should be
from your pastor. Note: If you are a pastor
this letter should be from a person to whom you hold yourself
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then click on "save target as or save link as" to download the application.
Also Right Click Here to download the
Code of Ethics. Print, complete and sign both. Do not leave any blanks! Then
mail them along with your check or money order to the address below.
(Allow 2- to 4 weeks for processing and delivery. (No order will be fulfilled
until your check clears). Make your check out to "International Chaplains
International Chaplains Fellowship.
118 Trianon St.
Batesville MS. 38606
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