Kadena Chapel

Chapel Information

Provide spiritual care and ensure all Airmen and their families have opportunities to exercise their constitutional right to the free exercise of religion.

Developing spiritually fit Airmen to fly, fight and win.

Chapel Staff

Wing Chaplain: Ch, Kenneth G. Crooks

Deputy Wing Chaplain: Ch, Son V. Nguyen

Superintendent, Chapel Operations:
Master Sgt. Kevin T. Chellis

Volunteer Opportunities

Do you have a great volunteer opportunity for the Chapel Community? Submit it by entering your information below.

If you have some hours to spare in filing, answering phones and helping around the office, please help out! SUBMIT

Teach young children about GOD and sacraments.
Volunteers meet on Sunday morning for various
Protestant services. SUBMIT

Come out and be a mentor to your fellow Airmen.
This volunteer pool opens the Wired Bean Airmen
Ministry Center, and monitors the morale of the Airmen that frequent it. The duty is from 1800-2100 Mon-Thurs. 1800-2300 Fri. 1300-2300 on Sat and 1300-2100 on Sun. SUBMIT

The Bible Institute is in need of teachers for all age groups for all age groups for Bible based instruction. Tutors are also need to assist children with classroom instruction. SUBMIT

Worship Services

Protestant Worship
1000 Contemporary Worship, Chapel 1
1030 Traditional service, Chapel 2
1030 Gospel Service, Chapel 3
Tuesday Nights, Bible Study and Fellowship, Chapel 1
1730 Fellowship Meal (Free)
1800 Bible Study
AWANA - Call: 634-1288

Catholic Worship
0800 Sunday Mass, Chapel 1
1200 Sunday Mass, Chapel 1
1600 Sunday Mass, Chapel 1
1130 Daily Mass (M-F), Chapel 1
Reconciliation - Sunday 1515-1545 or by appointment
Religious Education - Sunday 1000 at Stearley Heights Elementary School

Islamic Worship 
Friday - 1230/1900 at Camp Foster Chapel Annex                                                                  

Sunday - 1030 at Camp Foster Chapel Annex

Orthodox Christian Worship
Sunday - 0900 Camp Foster Chapel Complex

 The Ryukyu Open Circle information can be found on Facebook.

Latter Day Saints
Sunday services are held off base at the LDS church outside of Kadena Gate 3.

Jewish Worship

Friday - 1830 Camp Foster Jewish Chapel



To Children: We help kids of all ages grow in their faith 
through a variety of programs including Catholic religious 
education, Protestant religious education and other faith group activities.

To Youth: Middle and High School students deepen their 
faith at our Catholic and Protestant youth programs held 
at the Chapel Youth Center (Bldg. 612).

To Family: Programs uniquely designed to strengthen
military marriages and families include marriage retreats,
as well as Bible studies and small groups for men, women and couples.

To Airmen: Wired Bean
The Wired Bean is our Junior Enlisted Center created to offer a place to connect and socialize in a safe, alcohol free, environment. We are equipped with an internet café and recreation area for dormitory residents E-4 and below. We provide a home-cooked meal every Thursday at 1830.

Open hours:
Monday-Thursday 1700-2200 - Bldg 612
Friday 1700-0000 - Bldg 612
Saturday 1200-0000 - Bldg 612
Sunday 1200-2200 - Bldg 612

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PHONE: 315-634-1288
ADDRESS: Kadena Air Base Chapel
PSC90 Unit 5141 APO, AP 96368 
E-Mail: 18wg.hc@us.af.mil

Facility Request:
Please reference "Rules for Chapel Facility Usage" before submitting your request to use the chapel; you will be required to follow these rules when using any chapel facility. Click here to submit Facility Request


Kadena offers several options for counseling, but Chaplains and Chaplain Assistants are the only resource that is completely confidential.
Under no circumstances will a Chaplain/Chaplain Assistant disclose any information revealed in confidential counseling without the client's consent.