How can FCA serve your team?

What is a Chaplain?

Chaplains love and serve the coaching staff and players with the love of Christ…keeping the best interests of the team in mind, serving practical needs and praying for and with the team. Chaplain’s make themselves available to the coaching staff and athletes. They add value to the mission, vision and characteristics of the sports program.

What do Chaplains do?

  • Pray

    Pray for and encourage athletes, coaches, their families and support staff.

  • Crisis

    Available and equipped to assist in crisis situations.

  • Support

    Alert the coach, administration and/or tour staff to critical issues that affect the team, program or tour.

  • Character

    Provide training and resources for character development and life management skills.

  • Chapel

    Coordinate and lead chapel services.

  • Outreach

    Coordinate special ministry/outreach events.

What is a Chapel?

A chapel can take many forms. For example, under the approval of the coach, a chapel is an optional time where athletes and/or coaches can discuss relevant topics about how Biblical truths relate to life and sport.

Who can be a Chaplain?

Anyone! They must have met with an FCA staff member and completed the necessary steps to become an offically approved FCA volunteer. That can be a staff person, a pastor, a parent, etc.