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SJAFB Chaplain Corps

chaplain corps services

What is the Chaplain Corps

Glorifying God, Serving Airmen, Pursuing Excellence

The Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Chaplain Corps provides spiritual care and the opportunity for Airmen, their families, and other authorized personnel to exercise their constitutional right to the free exercise of religion in the Goldsboro, North Carolina area. This is accomplished through religious observances, providing pastoral care, and advising leadership on spiritual, ethical, moral, morale, core values, and religious accommodation issues.

religious services

Protestant Community

- Traditional Service: Sun, 11:00 a.m.
- Gospel Service: Sun, 12:30 p.m.

- Contemporary Service: Sun, 5:00 p.m.

Catholic Community

- Reconciliation: Fri, 12:15-12:45 p.m. or by appointment
- Mass: Tues-Fri, 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
- Mass: Sun, 9:30 a.m.
- Mass: Sun, 6:30 p.m.

For more detailed information, see our Welcome Brochure.

For more information on Jewish, Muslim, Wiccan or other faith opportunities, call (919) 722-0315 or visit the Religious Faith Groups POC Pamphlet

About SJAFB Chaplains


As visible reminders of the Holy, chaplains directly or indirectly provide for the free exercise of religion for Airmen, their families, and other authorized personnel. Chaplains do not perform duties incompatible with their faith group tenets, professional role, or noncombatant status. Chaplains do not serve in any military capacity other than those specific duties contained in the 52RX Specialty Description found in AFI 36-2101, Classifying Military Personnel.

About Chaplain's Assistants


Chaplain assistants facilitate the free exercise of religion for Airmen, their families, and other authorized personnel. They are assigned at all levels of command to facilitate spiritual care and ethical leadership. Chaplain assistants are vital to providing spiritual care and are exempt from performing additional duties or details that impede ministry accomplishment. The chaplain assistant specialty description is specified in AFI 36-2101, Classifying Military Personnel.

how we Serve You

The mission of Seymour Johnson Air Force Bases' chapel team is to ensure free exercise of religion and provide opportunities for spiritual and religious growth through worship, religious education, counseling and visitation. In order to accomplish these objectives, the Chapel Team provides the following services to all members of Team Seymour. 

CONFIDENTIAL COUNSELING

This service is available regarding your spiritual, moral, and personal concerns. Chaplains are available for premarital/marriage, family, and crisis counseling. Appointments should be made to avoid waiting. Please call your unit chaplain or 722-0315 schedule an appointment.

EMERGENCY SERVICES 

that occur after duty hours are handled by the Duty Chaplain who may be reached by calling the Command Post at 722-1973. They will in turn contact the duty Chaplain for you.

SACRAMENTS, RITES, & CEREMONIES

Services such as marriage, baptism, confirmation, etc., can be arranged with the chaplain of your choice. Pre-Marital counseling is required and will usually take 4 to 6 months to complete prior to the wedding. 

WORK/HOME VISITS

Home/Work visits are made by Chaplains who conduct regular visits to assigned units and will visit homes upon request. See your Commander,
First Sergeant, chaplain or call the Chapel.

If you need additional information, please call 722-0315 or find your units assigned chaplain by clicking here.