Chaplains & Pastoral Counselors

The Alliance of Baptists has been endorsing chaplains and pastoral counselors since 1999. We currently endorse 150 chaplains and pastoral counselors. 

Alliance of Baptists’ chaplains, pastoral counselors, and CPE Supervisors are leaders in their respective fields.  Alliance chaplains and pastoral counselors have held leadership positions in all of the certifying bodies, including Association of Professional Chaplains, American Association of Pastoral Counselors, Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, as well as COMISS, which is a network on ministry in specialized settings.  

If you are interested in being endorsed by the Alliance, please check out our application and reference form, which outline requirements for applying, including necessary materials.

If you are currently an endorsed chaplain or pastoral counselor and need access to endorsement documents, please email The 2022 Annual Report will be available soon.

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