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The seal of the Jurisdiction of the Armed Forces and Chaplaincy®

Serving for the

Glory of God

Welcome to The Jurisdiction of the Armed Forces and Chaplaincy®, the endorsing agency and canonical residence for professional chaplains with the Anglican Church in North America and other participating Anglican bodies.

Got what it takes?

“Many Chaplains serve our men and women in uniform in the unique mission of our Reserve and National Guard.  If you think you have what it takes to be a highly educated and highly trained, in demand, military chaplain, give us a call.”

Our Mission

Under the oversight of the Bishop of the Armed Forces and Chaplaincy, the Jurisdiction of the Armed Forces and Chaplaincy® supports the endorsement and care of chaplains serving in the US military, federal and local government, hospital and hospice, law enforcement and other vocational and volunteer chaplains serving their communities.



Pastoral Care


Our Bishop Ordinary
The Right Reverend
Derek L.S. Jones

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Worship With Us

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Exploring Classic Anglicanism through thoughtful and informative conversation within the bounds of the Christian faith once received.

The Classic
Anglican Chronicles

Join us for illuminating content on every topic under the Classic Anglican sun, including: history, liturgy, theology, and the biblical catholic world view. 

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JAFC Authors

Ministry Highlight

Creating space for students at JAFC’s convocation
by Anna Burden | Mar 22, 2023 |
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Join us!

Interested in exploring a vocation in the chaplaincy?

We would love to join you in exploring how Almighty God may be drawing you toward service as a chaplain in His One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church. Service in the wide array of chaplaincies is unique and challenging.

We are here to assist with your discernment. 

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