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
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:
Saturday Confession: 4 p.m., Main Post Chapel
Saturday Mass: 5 p.m., Main Post Chapel
Sunday Mass: 9 a.m., Main Post Chapel
Wednesday Adoration / Confession: 1st Friday of each month, 5 p.m., Main Post Chapel
Weekday Mass: Thursday noon, Main Post Chapel
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.
Shabbos: Friday 6 p.m., Main Post Chapel
Jum'ah: Friday 12:30 p.m., Main Post Chapel
Bible Studies, Youth Groups, Religious Education and Auxiliaries
Main Post Chapel
Protestant Women of the Chapel: Tuesday 9:30 a.m.
Youth Ministry of the Chapel: Wednesday 6 p.m.
AWANA for children: Sunday 3 p.m.
Catholic Women of the Chapel: Thursday 9:30 a.m.
Catholic Youth: Wednesday 6 p.m.
Catholic Religious Education: Sunday 10:15 a.m.
Many of the worship services have Bible studies and Sunday school classes, as well as mid-week events. For more information, contact the Main Post Chapel at (315) 772-5591.
NOTE: All religious education activities are on a modified schedule due to COVID-19 prevention measures. For more information, please contact the director of religious education at (315) 772-6216.
Faith and Family Night
Wednesday 6 p.m., Main Post Chapel
Faith and Family Night is a chapel community-sponsored program that hosts a variety of faith-based small group studies for singles or families following a light dinner.
Sign up for classes through the director of religious education: (315) 772-6216.
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.