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Training Resources - Chaplain


The following training resources are designed to assist chaplains in managing their programs and providing the most comprehensive support to service members and their families.

Marine Corps

Marine Corps Reference Publication (MCRP) 6-12A, "Religious Ministry Team Handbook," This handbook guides commanders, chaplains, religious program specialists, and lay leaders in providing religious ministry and effective command religious programs (CRP).

MCRP 6-12B, "Religious Lay Leaders Handbook," This handbook provides guidance, techniques, and procedures for the Marine Corps’ religious lay leader program.

MCRP 6-12C, "The Commander's Handbook for Religious Ministry Support," This handbook is a commonsense guide designed for field grade commanders to help facilitate their CRP and to empower their chaplains and religious ministry teams.

MCRP 6-12D, "Devotional Field Book," This field book is a resource for CRPs in the Marine Corps. In addition to being a personal devotional guide for Marines and Sailors, it may be used in conducting divine services or lay led services.

Navy Marine Corps (NAVMC) 2610-AH, "Lay Leader's Handbook," This handbook provides descriptions of the authorization and background of the lay leader and of the character, mission, tasks, equipment, and training of the lay leader.

Navy

Navy Marine Corps (NAVMC) 2610-AH, "Lay Leader's Handbook," This handbook provides descriptions of the authorization and background of the lay leader and of the character, mission, tasks, equipment, and training of the lay leader.

Coast Guard

Coast Guard Chaplains Orientation Manual This manual provides a general orientation and plan of ministry for new Coast Guard chaplains.

 


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