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 Fort Drum chaplain staff oversees and operates three chapels:

  • Main Post Chapel, Bldg. 10785A, Chapel Drive

  • Po Valley Family Life and Spiritual Center, Bldg. 4405, Po Valley Road

  • Riva Ridge Chapel, Bldg. 10030, Riva Ridge Loop


Worship Services

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


Worship service times are as follows:



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



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 Chapel



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



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.