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Contacting Chaplaincy Office

Please contact us with your questions and needs related to Federal Chaplaincy Ministries of the ELCA:

Pastor Eric Wester
Assistant to the Presiding Bishop and Director, Federal Chaplaincies

Larry Evans
Administrative Assistant


ELCA Bureau for Federal Chaplaincy Ministries
305 E Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 202-417-3693
fax: 202-822-1902

For help or information about:

  • Applying as a military, Veterans Affairs, or federal prison chaplain
  • Seminary programs for chaplain candidates
  • Supporting military ministries with prayer books, scholarship gifts, or contributions
  • Worship and pastoral care resources in caring for returning veterans
  • Connecting with young adult and global ministries in chaplaincy