By SPP Reporter

Chaplains deliver spiritual, moral and pastoral leadership and support to the Brigade and Garrison community. Serving as uniformed members of the Armed Forces they have unique insights to military life that enables them to identify with the concerns of service personnel and sustain them as colleagues, pastors and priests.

The leadership of communities other than Christian remains the concern of all chaplains but specific faith support can be sought from the Faith Advisors whose contact details are given below.

The Garrison Church is a new, well-appointed and central place of worship and is open to members of all Christian denominations. The Church is part of the Welfare/Shopping and Recreation facilities in Homefield Road.


Sunday morning worship is at 1030 hrs. Children are particularly welcome.

Baptisms, weddings and other occasional offices may be arranged with your Unit chaplain. Other services are published on the notice board outside the Church.

The Bridge Chapel

A place of worship in Merville Barracks by the road bridge and next to the WRVS. A space for quietness and prayer, as well as a meeting place for services, discussion and teaching.

To contact your Chaplain, please ring in the first instance:

HQ 16 Air Asslt Bde & 216 (PARA) Sig Sqn 07795391107

7 PARA RHA & 13 Air Asslt Sp Regt RLC 07825 552727

2 PARA Chaplain 07786 334642

3 PARA Chaplain 07500 881797

MPS Regt & MCTC 07786021182

16 Medical Regt 01206 576859

HQ Garrison & 156 Pro Coy RMP

Garrison Chaplain Clerk 01206 815071

Contacts for other faith communities:

Buddhist 0207 414 3411

Hindu 01478 872261

Muslim 0207 414 3252

Sikh 01743 262686

Jewish 01772 260504

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