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    • 19 Dec 2022
    • 01 Jan 2024
    • FFC Office

    Fire Departments or other third party entities may use this portal to make membership dues payments for FFC Chaplains.


    Please Enter the Chaplain's information (Name and Mailing Address). When it asks for Billing information please enter the information associated with the credit card. 

    If done improperly, it may result in the wrong name on the Membership Card and it may be mailed to the wrong address.

    • 01 Feb 2023
    • 08:00
    • 02 Feb 2023
    • 17:00
    • Campus Lutheran Church, 304 South College Ave. Columbia, MO 63017

    Missouri Fire Chaplain Corps Training

    Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy


    Pastoral Crisis Intervention I

    Columbia, Missouri

    February 1-2, 2023, 0800-1700


    Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy


    Pastoral Crisis Intervention I

    You must choose one because they are being taught at the same time


    Campus Lutheran Church

    304 South College Ave.

    Columbia, MO 65201

    For Flyer and Registration form click below

    Please note you must follow instructions on the flyer to register


    For more information contact:

    Dr. Ed Hatcher



    • 20 Feb 2023
    • 08:30 (PST)
    • 21 Feb 2023
    • 17:00 (PST)
    • Pasadena Fire Dept. Jefferson Training Center, 1500 E. Villa St. Pasadena, CA 91106

    California Fire Chaplain Association

    Federation of Fire Chaplains

    Fire Chaplain Essentials Training

    Hosted by: Pasadena Fire Department

    February 20-21, 2023

    0830-1700 daily

    Check in begins at 0800 February 20, 2023

    Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy is a two-day course designed as a “Survey of Fire Chaplaincy”. It is appropriate for new chaplains, experienced chaplains, and those who just want to learn what fire chaplaincy is all about. The course includes classes in Ministry to Firefighters, Ministry to Fire Victims, Critical Incident Stress, Fire Department Funerals, Fire Chaplain Operations, and others.


    Class + printed materials       $250.00

    Class + USB Drive       $230.00


    Chaplain Jim Cook 

    Retired Battalion Chief, CFCA President, and President of the FFC Executive Board 

    Chaplain Richard Brown

    CFCA Vice-President and FFC Member

    Training Location

    Pasadena Fire Department

    Jefferson Training Center

    1500 E. Villa Sy

    Pasadena, California 91106

    Please Note: Parking is on the West side of the campus on Hamilton Ave. 


    Online   www.cfcachaplain.org

    By Mail print form and return to: CFCA, PO Box 3281, Rocklin, CA 95677


    Meals and accommodations are the responsibility of the student. 

    Hotels near the Training Center

    Howard Johnsons (626) 808-4500

    Saga Motor Hotel (626) 795-9431

    Hilton Pasadena (626) 797-2727

    The Westin (626) 792-2727

    Courtyard by Marriott (626) 403-7600

    For Additional Information

    Contact Jim Cook

    (951) 743-8817


    • 14 Oct 2023
    • 08:00 (EDT)
    • 19 Oct 2023
    • 12:00 (EDT)
    • Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park Hotel 950 Carillon Drive St. Petersburg, Florida 33716
    Registration is closed

    FFC Annual Conference 2022
    October 14-19, 2023


    October 14-15, 2023

    St. Petersburg, Florida

    The 2022 Annual Conference of the Federation of Fire Chaplains will be held i9n St. Petersburg Florida at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park Hotel. The conference dates are October 14-19, 2023. This includes Pre-Conference Training October 14-15, 2023 (Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy, CISM Training, and Advanced Chaplaincy Training).

    The General Conference will begin on Sunday evening, October 15, 2023 with the "Tired Travelers" reception. Following the Opening ceremonies, Monday, October 16, the attendee will have the opportunity for 16-20 hours of additional training on topics selected by the host chaplains.

    Note: If you are attending the Instructor Class it is on October 13, 2023, before the Conference begins.

    Registration for the Conference

    will open in 2023


    Conference Pricing reflects a discount for Members

    To get the FFC Member discount You must become a Member

    Before August 31, 2023 

    (If interested, Please contact the office for additional information or follow the membership links on the Home page)

    Conference Schedule will be posted when available

    The Spouse Program is and additional $175.00. If your spouse would like to participate, make sure you click the box on the Registration form.


    Pre-Conference Training

    October 14-15, 2022

    Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy


    Advanced Chaplain Training

    Conference Brochure

    Hotel Information

    We encourage you to choose our host hotel:

    Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park Hotel

    950 Carillon Drive

    St. Petersburg, Florida  33716

    (727) 540-0050  



    Room Rate. $179 + tax

     To get the special rate, you need to register

    BEFORE September 1, 2023

    Use the Booking Code: FIRST

    Hotel Online Registration link

     If you call them directly, tell them you are attending the
    Federation of Fire Chaplains Conference,
     October 2023 and give them the Booking Code: FIRST

    If you would like to arrive early or stay later, the Conference rates will be honored 3 days before or after if the rooms are available.


    Staying at the host hotel not only makes EVERYTHING much easier for you, it also helps FFC and our host team who depend on room bookings to defray our overall costs.

    Airport Information

    The closest airport to the conference location is

    St. Pete-Clearwater International airport.

    Click on the logo for more information.

    Our Host Committee Recommends

    if you fly into St. Pete-Clearwater Airport you should use

    Allegiant Airlines

    You can also fly into Tampa International Airport

    Our Local Hosts:

    All First Responders Matter

    Chaplain Milton Smith

    (727) 798-5718

    FFC Office

    Chaplain Jimmie Duncan

    Office: (469) 503-1566

    Mobile: (469) 955-1522


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