MCB Camp Pendleton Community

MCB Camp Pendleton
Religious Services

Religious Services

Command Religious Program

Three chapels at MCI West-MCB Camp Pendleton serve the spiritual needs of military personnel and their families. These facilities represent major faith groups, including Roman Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox, Episcopal/Lutheran, Latter-day Saints, Muslim, Jewish and Gospel.

Religious education programs (Catholic and Protestant) are held regularly at the Marine Memorial Chapel and Blinder Memorial Chapel.

Religious Development Center (RDC)

The RDC is the center for current information about base religious activities. The RDC (Building 1344) is on Mainside, adjacent to Base Billeting. Call the RDC for information at 760-725-4700.

  • Marriage preparation workshops.
  • Vacation Bible school.
  • Retreats (CREDO): 760-725-4954.
  • Sacramental preparation.
  • Bible studies.
  • Special recognition service.
  • Know Your Faith (CCD) classes.
  • Seasonal celebrations.
  • Sunday school (Catholic).
  • Fellowship opportunities.
  • ParaChapel Ministry Program.
  • Baptism seminars (Catholic).
  • Youth activities (Catholic).
  • Vocation days.
  • Men’s fellowship.
  • Volunteer programs.
  • Singles Life groups.
  • Couples Life groups.


For further information, contact the Religious Development Center, Building 1344, at 760-725-4700 or your unit chaplain’s office.

I MEF: 760-725-9032/9821
1st Marine Division: 760-725-6692
1st Marine Logistics Group: 760-763-9421
Marine Aircraft Group 39: 760-725-8180
Marine Corps Base, the RDC: 760-725-4700
Edson Range: 760-725-2700
Naval Hospital: 760-725-1223


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