Converge endorses qualified clergypersons to chaplaincy ministry in:

  • the military – Army, Navy Air Force (active duty, Reserves, National Guard)
  • the Veterans Administration
  • the Bureau of Prisons in the Department of Justice
  • and to health care institutions (hospitals and hospices).

Application Process

  1. Read our Chaplaincy Requirements, consisting of two sections – Chaplaincy Ministry and Endorsement and Requirements for Endorsement.
  2. Contact our assistant to the chaplain endorser Renita Lim. See chaplaincy personnel for her contact information.
  3. Have a pre-application assessment with the chaplain endorser. The endorser will either approve you to submit an application or recommend delaying in order to satisfy certain requirements.
  4. When approved, complete the online application appropriate for your interest:
  • Chaplain endorsement application for chaplain positions                                                                                                
  • Chaplain candidate application for students enrolled in seminary   

5. The application process normally take approximately eight weeks.

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Chaplaincy Personnel


Rev. Carleton Birch
Chaplain Endorser
Colonel (Retired)

Renita Lim

Administrative Assistant


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