Funding available for innovative CPE grants

As reported by Transforming Chaplaincy, ACPE’s funding cycle for innovative CPE programs has opened: The 2019 Innovative Program Awards funding cycle is now open! Funded by a portion of funds raised through the Sowing Seeds for our Holy Work Annual Campaign,Innovative Program Awards support ACPE members and/or centers in the achievement of ACPE’sStrategic Initiatives. Specifically, these innovative Read more about Funding available for innovative CPE grants[…]

Cops and chaplains: South Jersey program to help officers

From CBS News in Clayton, NJ (video below): “Officers are guardians of society and they see a lot of things in their shift that most people won’t see in their entire lifetime and it takes a toll on the officers and it’s nice to know that they can reach out to a chaplain that’s there Read more about Cops and chaplains: South Jersey program to help officers[…]

New SCOTUS ruling on chaplains in executions

From the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty*: Earlier this year, the Supreme Court drew harsh criticism from many religious liberty advocates, and deservedly so, after overturning a federal appeals court injunction that had brought an Alabama execution to a halt at the 11th hour [link added to CIL posting]. The inmate argued that denying Read more about New SCOTUS ruling on chaplains in executions[…]

BU theology professor to blaze new paths in chaplaincy education

As previously reported, Professor Shelly Rambo of the Boston University School of Theology recently was awarded $500,000 from the Henry Luce Foundation to study the present and future of chaplaincy education. BU Today has published a new article on Professor Rambo’s research: “Religious leadership in the United States in the future is going to look Read more about BU theology professor to blaze new paths in chaplaincy education[…]

Prison chaplain publishes on theological education

Sarah Jobe, chaplain for Interfaith Prison Ministry for Women and an advisor to the Lab, recently published in Teaching Theology and Religion. The abstract of “How programs in prisons are challenging the who, where, how, and what of theological education” is below: This paper claims that programs in prisons are challenging the very who, where, Read more about Prison chaplain publishes on theological education[…]

CIL to participate in BUSTH project funded by HR Luce Foundation

Boston University School of Theology announced this morning that Shelly Rambo, associate professor of theology and former acting dean, has received a $500,000 grant from the Henry R. Luce Foundation to support the project “Educating Effective Chaplains.” Wendy Cadge, Professor of Sociology and Co-Founder of the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab, will serve as co-investigator on the Read more about CIL to participate in BUSTH project funded by HR Luce Foundation[…]