The base chapel complex is in Building 350. It includes a main chapel that seats 400, multipurpose classrooms, religious education spaces, a small kitchen and fellowship hall. These spaces can be reserved for command and special events by contacting the staff at 904-270-5212.
Roman Catholic and Protestant worship services and religious education programs are held each Sunday and on special religious holidays. Roman Catholic Mass is at 9 a.m., and Protestant worship at 10:30 a.m. Religious education classes are held at 9:15 a.m. for Protestants and 10:30 a.m. for Roman Catholics. Contact the chapel office for updates to this schedule.
Weekday programs include:
- Women’s Bible Study, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.
- Catholic Youth Group, contact DRE for time and place.
- Protestant Chapel Choir Rehearsal, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
- Women’s Prayer Breakfast, 9 a.m. second Saturday each month.
- Men’s Prayer Breakfast, 9 a.m. third Saturday each month.
Annual events include:
- Christmas and Holy Week/Easter worship services.
- Easter sunrise services.
- Protestant Chapel Choir Christmas and Easter Cantata.
- Community service projects.
- Vacation Bible School.
Chaplains are available for religious, personal and family counseling, to conduct training and to speak at special events. Baptisms and weddings are arranged with each chaplain individually. Appointments can be made by calling the chapel office at 904-270-5212. In case of emergencies after normal operating hours, a chaplain can be reached by calling the duty chaplain cell phone at 904-219-8004.
CHAPLAIN’S RELIGIOUS ENRICHMENT DEVELOPMENT OPERATION (CREDO)
CREDO is a part of Spiritual Fitness Division SE. CREDO programs provide free retreat opportunities for active-duty personnel, dependents, retirees and DOD civilians. Personal growth retreats and marriage enrichment retreats are offered on a regular basis throughout the year. Personal growth retreats provide individuals the opportunity to better understand themselves and the chance to develop a new perspective on life. Marriage enrichment retreats help married couples increase intimacy through weekend activities designed to enhance communication and provide quality time together. Other retreats include spiritual development retreats and team-building retreats. For registration or information, contact your chaplain or call the CREDO office at 904-270-6958.