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The Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy Course
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By Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith
July 20, 2020

The Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy Course

The Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy Course



This course, created by the Federation of Fire Chaplains, provides an opportunity for everyone – experienced chaplains, new chaplains, and prospective chaplains alike – to learn valuable lessons about Fire Chaplaincy.

 The class consists of 16 hours of instruction, over the course of two days, covering the following areas:

• The Foundations of Fire Chaplaincy

• Personhood of the Fire Chaplain

• Fire Chaplain’s Ministry to Firefighters

• Fire Chaplain’s Ministry to Crisis Victims

• Beginning a Fire Department Chaplaincy

• Critical Incident Stress Management

• Firefighter Injury or Death / Death Notification

• Fire Department Funerals



Our class will meet on Friday and Saturday, July 31 and August 1, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. sharp to 5:00 p.m. You must be present for the entire 16 hours of instruction to receive Basic Fire Chaplain Certification.


The Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy Course costs $200. This includes two days of instruction and discussion, Chaplain Manual from the Federation of Fire Chaplains.


Class will be held at the Newburg Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad

12445 Rock Point Road,
Newburg, MD 20664

Dress is casual.


E-mail the completed form or information to John Long by July24, 2020  - JFLONGJR@YAHOO.COM


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