Navy Chaplain Corps Mission: Minister in every echelon of command across the Sea Services and domains to build personal, unit and family readiness and strengthen spirit, moral character, and toughness.*
*Department of the Navy Strategic Plan for Religious Ministry
COMMAND Religious MINISTERY Services
NBK Chaplains provide one-on-one personal support to those desiring to strengthen their religious practice. Whether through direct provision or through facilitation with partnership with Religious leaders in the Kitsap area, spiritual care can be found with the Religious Ministry staff.
For on-going religious services, please contact Chapel Staff for information concerning local opportunities of worship, or consult the Places of Worship around Naval Base Kitsap list.
Places of Worship Form link
Please contact Chapel Support for questions about baptism, marriage, baby dedications, prayer, or other faith life events.
Changes of command, retirements, Memorial Day events, OMBUDSMAN events, holiday events and more.
Difficult challenges are an unfortunate part of life. Chaplains provide direct CACO support, support for memorials, and crisis interventions when those moments arise.
SECNAVINST 1730.11 details the strict confidentiality provided to Service Members, dependents and other authorized users when it comes to communications with a chaplain. NBK Chaplains offer confidential counseling by appointment and with open door opportunities when available.
Chapel Facilities Reservations
- Sailor 360: Monthly training opportunities to build moral character, toughness, and spiritual strength. Classes include but not limited to:
- Immunity to Change
- Problem Solving
- Developing an Outward Mindset (Arbinger)
- The Four Lenses
- ARSENAL – Resiliency Development
- Team Building – at Kitsap Great Escape
- Suicide Intervention Training:
- ASIST: 16 hour / 2 day intensive training to help Service Members provide first-aide to those with thoughts of Suicide.
- SafeTALK: A 4 hour course providing participants with the knowledge and information needed to help others in times of need.
- And more…
Chapel facilities may be reserved by authorized users for command functions, such as changes of command, retirements, OMBUDSMAN meetings and other events. Please find the Chapel Facilities Reservation form below.
NBK Chapel Use Form
Bangor - Main Office
2900 Ohio Street
Silverdale, WA 98315
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday-Friday
By appointment only)
120 Dewey St Bldg. 491 Ste. 123
Bremerton, WA 98314
To schedule an appointment for confidential counseling, or request a chaplain for your event, please call or email Chapel Support at the phone numbers or email above.
In the event of an emergency outside of chapel normal working hours, the duty chaplain is available by calling the command post at 360-340-5335.
Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation
CREDO Mission: To strengthen spiritual well-being and individual resilience through workshops and retreats for Department of the Navy service members, civilians, and families.
Since 1971, CREDO has offered transformational workshops, seminars and retreats specifically designed to inspire hope and strengthen spiritual well-being and enrich the lives of service members and families.
120 South Dewey Street
Bldg. 491, Rm. 116
Bremerton, WA 98314-5246
Duty cell: 360-914-6214
Navy311 ChaplainCare: 1-855-NAVY-311 or 1-855-628-9311
Navy Wounded Warrior Call Center: 1-855-NAVP-WWP or 1-855-628-9997
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK or 1-800-273-8255
Navy Suicide Prevention Program: www.suicide.navy.mil