Mission

Chaplains provide the Fort Drum community with comprehensive and relevant worship and religious education opportunities in order to strengthen spiritual fitness and resilience.

  • Religious Support Operations, Main Post Chapel:  (315) 772-5591

  • Family Life & Spiritual Fitness Center, Po Valley Chapel:  (315) 772-5540

  • 10th Mountain Division Religious Support Team, Hays Hall, Room 131:  (315) 772-5542

 

Worship Services

The Religious Support Office provides a variety of religious services for Soldiers, families, retirees and DoD civilians, including Traditional Protestant, Luther, Chapel Next and Gospel; Roman Catholic; Jewish; and Muslim services.

 

Worship service times are as follows:

 

Catholic 

Confession:  Saturday, 4 p.m., Main Post Chapel

Mass:  Saturday, 5 p.m., Main Post Chapel

Mass:  Sunday, 7:30 and 9 a.m., Main Post Chapel

Religious Education:  *Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Main Post Chapel 

Catholic Women of the Chapel:  *Thursday, 9:45 a.m., Main Post Chapel 

Weekday Mass:  Thursday, 11:30 a.m., Main Post Chapel

Youth Group:  *2nd and 4th Thursday, 5:45 p.m., Main Post Chapel

Stations of the Cross: All Fridays during Lent, 6 p.m., Main Post Chapel

 

Protestant

Lutheran Service: Sunday, 9:30 a.m., Riva Ridge Chapel

- Modeled towards Anglican, Lutheran, and Episcopal services.

Gospel Service:  Sunday, 10 a.m., Po Valley Chapel

- Enthusiastic, inspirational, Protestant worship service.

Traditional Service:  Sunday, 11 a.m., Riva Ridge Chapel

- Patterned after mainline denominations such as Presbyterian, Methodist, and Baptist faiths.

Chapel Next Service:  Sunday, 11 a.m., Main Post Chapel

- Contemporary worship service similar to non-denominational with praise and worship songs.

AWANA:  *Sunday, 3 p.m., Main Post Chapel

Protestant Women of the Chapel:  *Tuesday, 9 a.m., Po Valley Chapel

Club Beyond:  Tuesday, 7 p.m., Po Valley Chapel

Navigators:  Wednesday, 6 p.m., Po Valley Chapel

Club Beyond Youth:  Thursday, 7 p.m., Po Valley Church

 

Jewish

Shabbos:  Friday, 6 p.m., Main Post Chapel

 

Muslim

Jum'ah:  Friday, 12:30 p.m., Main Post Chapel

 

*Seasonal groups and studies typically follow the school year. Please call for the most recent schedule.
For all other faith groups, please call (315) 772-5591. 

 

Operation Helping Hand

Operation Helping Hand is a ministry of the Fort Drum Religious Support Office designed to help Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians who are experiencing a short-term financial crisis in their life. For more information, contact your unit chaplain or religious affairs specialist.

 

 

Contact information:
 


Main Post Chapel

Senior Command Chaplain

Garrison Chaplain

Garrison Religious Support Office NCOIC

Emergency Chaplain Support

Family Life Chaplain

Director of Religious Education

 


(315) 772-5591

(315) 772-5592

(315) 772-6904

(315) 772-5647

(315) 772-3164

(315) 772-6216


Po Valley Family Life and Spiritual Center

Po Valley NCOIC

 


(315) 772-5540


Riva Ridge Chapel

Division Chaplain

Division Master Religious Affairs NCO

Division Chaplain Assistant NCO

 


(315) 772-5163

(315) 772-5542

(315) 772-9028