Religious Support Office
The garrison’s Religious Support Office provides religious services for Soldiers, civilians and their families. Worship services, educational opportunities and pastoral care are available at chapels, religious education centers and chaplain family life centers located on all principal Army posts on Oahu and the Big Island.
The Religious Support Office provides counseling and worship services, assists with administrative actions such as compassionate reassignments, hardship discharges and conscientious objector interviews, provides accommodations for religious practice for all faith groups (whenever possible) and helps with death notifications.
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The chaplaincy SACRED values are:
- Religious Leadership
The garrison’s Religious Support Office conducts a variety of training and programs for the garrison, its tenant units, groups and family members.
Training and programs include:
- Strong Bonds for single Soldiers, couples and families
- Prayer breakfasts
- Unit bible study
- Spiritual fitness events
- Chapel services (religious education, special events)
- Annual Soldier classes such as suicide awareness, values, ethics and moral decision making
- Morale assessment and leader development
- Re-deployment and re-integration
- Family readiness group support and training
Aliamanu Military Reservation (AMR) Chapel
Directions: Take Moanalua Freeway to the Red Hill exit. At the four-way stop, turn toward the ocean and follow Aliamanu Drive to the four-way stop by the AAFES shoppette and gas station. Turn left onto Bougainvillea Loop and follow the signs to the chapel.
Fort DeRussy Chapel
Fort DeRussy’s chapel is only staffed during services.
Directions: The chapel is located in front of the Hale Koa Hotel (downtown Honolulu) on the same road as the hotel parking ramp.
Helemano Military Reservation (HMR) Chapel
Directions: Follow Kamehameha Highway (Route 99) past the Dole Plantation to the next stop light at Paalaa Uka Pupukea Road. Turn right to enter Helemano Military Reservation. Then take the second right turn onto Mua Street to the chapel.
Main Post Chapel (MPC) – Schofield Barracks
Directions: Take H-2 to its end and at the second stoplight (Kunia Road), turn left. From Kunia turn right through Foote Gate. You are now on Foote Avenue. Proceed to the second stoplight, turn right onto Humphreys. Go to next stoplight and turn right onto Cadet Sheridan. The chapel is located on the corner of Cadet Sheridan and McCornack.
There is a Child Development Center on the first floor.
Directions: Follow the directions to the Main Post Chapel.
Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) Chapel
Directions: Pohakuloa Training Area is located at mile marker 36 on Saddle Road. After entering the installation, follow the signs to the chapel.
Soldiers’ Memorial Chapel – Schofield Barracks
The Soldiers’ Memorial Chapel is only staffed during services.
Directions: Take H-2 to its end and at the second stoplight (Kunia Road), turn left. From Kunia turn right through Foote Gate. You are now on Foote Avenue. Proceed through the first stoplight, and then turn right at the fire station. The chapel is located down the street from the Sgt. Smith Theater and across from Conroy Bowl.
Find out more about this historic chapel:
Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) Chapel
3rd Floor, D Wing
Directions: From the Tripler off-ramp on Moanalua Freeway, proceed up Jarrett-White Road to the Medical Center. The chapel is located on the third floor in D Wing, on the ocean side.
Wheeler Army Airfield (WAAF) Chapel
Directions: Enter the main gate off Kamehameha Highway (Route 99). Take an immediate right turn, then a left turn onto Wright Avenue until you reach the chapel, on your right From the back gate on Kunia Road, stay on Wright Avenue until you reach the chapel, on your left).
Fort Shafter Chapel
This chapel, Building 897, was a standard quartermaster wooden chapel of no great historical distinction. It rested across from Richardson Theatre and Building 520, and was demolished in 1996.
Kilauea Military Camp Chapel
The chapel, built in 1925, was used as a mess hall and Woman’s Army Corps quarters, before becoming a chapel in 1946. It was decommissioned in 2012. Read more about it:
View the schedule of weekly services offered at the chapels.
Family Nights are offered weekly at Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel, 5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, starting Sept. 16, and at Schofield Barracks Main Post Chapel, 5:30 p.m., Wednesdays, starting Sept. 17.
The Chaplain Family Life Center offers free, confidential counseling to service members, military families and retirees from trained therapists, Monday-Friday, at the Main Post Chapel, Building 791, Schofield Barracks.
Christmas and Hanukkah
- The garrison Chaplain will host a Hanukkah celebration and Community Menorah Lighting Ceremony for Soldiers, families and civilians, 6-7 p.m., Dec. 18, Main Post Chapel, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-6644 for more information.
- Single Soldiers get a taste of home with a free, home-cooked breakfast during the Aloha Christmas Breakfast, 9-11 a.m., Dec. 25, at the Main Post Chapel, Schofield Barracks. Come and enjoy a delicious breakfast including waffles, eggs, bacon, cinnamon rolls and coffee! Call 655-1614 for more information.
Dec. 10, 6 p.m., Advent Reconciliation at Main Post Chapel, Schofield Barracks (1st confession for children)
Dec. 13/14, Third Sunday of Advent
Dec. 14, 6 p.m., Advent Reconciliation at Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel (1st confession for children)
Dec. 20/21, Fourth Sunday of Advent
Dec. 24, 5 p.m., Christmas Family Mass at Main Post Chapel, Schofield Barracks
Dec. 24, 5 p.m., Christmas Family Mass at Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel
Dec. 24, 10 p.m., Christmas Eve Mass at Wheeler Army Airfield Chapel
Dec. 25, 10:30 a.m., Christmas Day Mass at Main Post Chapel, Schofield Barracks
Dec. 27/28, Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Dec. 31, 5 p.m., Vigil Mass for Mary, Mother of God at Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel
Jan. 1, 11:45 a.m., Mary Mother of God at Soldiers Chapel, Schofield Barracks
Jan. 3/4, Epiphany of the Lord
Jan. 10/11, Baptism of the Lord
Dec. 24, 3 p.m., Christmas Eve Concert and Worship at Fort DeRussy Chapel
Dec. 24, 6 p.m., Christmas Eve Service (Liturgical) at Wheeler Army Airfield Chapel
Dec. 24, 6:30 p.m., Christmas Eve Service at Helemano Military Reservation Chapel
Dec. 24, 7 p.m., Christmas Eve Service at Soldiers Chapel, Schofield Barracks
Dec. 24, 7 p.m., Christmas Eve Service at Main Post Chapel, Schofield Barracks
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