Chaplaincy Essentials

A flexible training resource for new and more experienced chaplains.

You can download the Chaplaincy Essentials course below. All units are in PDF format.

Chaplaincy Essestials: Introduction

Unit 1  : Being a guest
Unit 2  : Knowing where you are
Unit 3  : Knowing who you are
Unit 4  : The Chaplain and the Church
Unit 5  : Listening and caring
Unit 6  : Chaplaincy - prophecy and presence

Beyond Essentials


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Chaplaincy in the RAF

Watch a video shown at the 2014 Methodist Conference. Padre Chris Acher describes his motivation to become a military chaplain, and his experiences with the RAF in Afghanistan.

"Chaplains are... the church that has left the building... We can all be involved in chaplaincy."

Martyn Atkins - General Secretary of the  Methodist Church in Britain

Read articles from the Epworth Review Chaplaincy issue December 2010