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Chaplains Association of the Free Methodist Church. Portraits of various chaplains, male and female with diverse ethnicities and professions.
Chaplains Association of the Free Methodist Church

Care

Compassionately

As we love others.
Matthew 25:40

Counsel

Redemptively

As we make disciples.
Matthew 28:19-20

Christ

Always

As we love God.
Matthew 22:37

Interested in Chaplaincy? Please contact us!

Co-Directors of Chaplain Ministries

Chaplain Tim Porter (DMin, Lt Col USAF Ret.); Endorsing Agent Rev. Patricia Porter

Chaplain Tim Porter

DMin, Lt Col USAF Ret.
Endorsing Agent

timothy.porter@myfmconnect.org

Rev. Patricia Porter

MAT, LPT

patricia.porter@myfmconnect.org

Free Methodist Chaplains are serving in hospitals, hospice and palliative care, college campuses, retirement centers and nursing homes, counseling centers, marketplace and community interest groups, special schools, county jails, state and federal prisons, VA medical centers, police/fire/emergency services, and Army, Navy, Air Force Chaplaincies (in the USA and overseas). In these places the Holy Spirit is at work and He beckons us to, “Come and minister to the deep spiritual needs of people.”

Diane Munoz

Hospice of the Blue Grass

 

Ch, Capt Steve Coates

Force Chaplain, Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES)

B. Elliott Renfroe

Westminster Village, Continuing Care Retirement Community

 

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Links to Ministry Options

United States Air Force 

https://www.airforce.com/careers/specialty-careers/chaplain 

 United States Army 

https://www.goarmy.com/chaplain.html 

 United States Navy 

https://www.navy.com/careers/navy-chaplain 

 United States Coast Guard 

https://www.uscg.mil/Leadership/Senior-Leadership/Chaplain-of-the-Coast-Guard/ 

 Veterans Affairs  

https://www.patientcare.va.gov/chaplain/index.asp  

 Bureau of Prisons 

https://www.bop.gov/jobs/positions/index.jsp?p=Chaplain 

 Hospice and Palliative Care 

https://www.nhpco.org/hospice-and-palliative-professionals/ 

International Conference for Police Chaplains

http://www.icpc4cops.org/

 
Federation of Fire Chaplains
 
CHAPLAIN TRAINING RESOURCES

Clinical Pastoral Education  

https://www.professionalchaplains.org/

https://www.acpe.edu/ 

Sept 2020 Webinar:  Holistic Approach to Healthcare in the Midst of COVID (in partnership with FM Healthcare Fellowship)

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VUW_ccXykf2bVf2I4y1o7es6an8ffr4P/view

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Daleasha Hall

President

Systems Director Post-Acute Care PeaceHealth
Vancouver, WA

Samuel Cabrera

Sam Cabrera

Vice President

Chaplain
Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center
Indianapolis, IN

Larry Lyons

Larry Lyons

Secretary

Spiritual Care Manager
St Mary Mercy Hospital
Livonia, MI

B. Elliott Refroe

B. Elliott Refroe

Member at Large

Chaplain
West Minster Village Retirement Community
Wheaton, IL

Cheri Coleman

Cheri Coleman

Member at Large

CPE Supervisor
Clinical VA Loma Linda Health Care System
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Ray Leach

Chaplain (LTC) Ray Leach

Member at Large

Deputy Command Chaplain
Theater Sustainment Command
Belle Chasse, LA

Rev. Cheri Coleman is an ordained minister in the Southern California Conference and a Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisory Chaplain at Loma Linda Veterans Affairs Healthcare Systems.  She was recently elected to serve as a Member on the FMCA Executive Committee and she was one of four Distinguished Service Medallion recipients at the August 2021 Professional Development Training conference in Colorado Springs, CO.  Cheri is the first female chaplain from the Southern California Conference to receive the Medallion.