Senior Chaplain Search Ad
We are seeking a retired (or soon to be retired) military chaplain of any branch of service to serve as our Senior Chaplain. The Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Foundation – where the veteran is remembered – was established in 1966-67 to save the historic U.S. Army Post Chapel built 1927-28 from the wrecking ball. The Chapel Foundation is an independent, non-denominational Christian congregation. The Chapel is located about 1-mile from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport and the VA Medical Center and VA National Cemetery in Minnesota. Average attendance on Sunday mornings is about 170 with a membership of 190 households. Our main floor of the sanctuary seats 220, another 65 in the balcony, and overflow of 75 in the fellowship hall via video projection. There is a 45-minute intergenerational Christian education class prior to worship averaging 25-35 attendees; and a children’s church during the sermon for K-6th grade averaging 3-6 students. Guest musicians (vocal/instrumental) perform at each service. A time of fellowship follows each worship service. The annual operating budget is $250K, and we tithe our plate offering to outside ministries. Administrative offices and meeting conference room are located in Bloomington. The chaplaincy does not provide housing. For more information, visit our homepage [www.fortsnellingmcf.org]. For information as to how to apply for the position, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Senior Chaplain Inquiry” NLT 15 January 2018.