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Base Chapel/CREDO

Base Chapel: 360-257-2414
CREDO Detachment Whidbey Island: 360-257-4516

The NAS Whidbey Island Religious Ministries Team provides worship and ministry for all faith groups. Protestant and Roman Catholic services are held weekly at the Chapel. Information on Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Latter-day Saints and other worship opportunities in the area is also available at the Chaplain’s Office.

Chaplains provide pastoral care and counseling for active duty, Reserve military personnel, retirees and their family members. You may schedule appointments by calling or visiting the Chaplain’s Office. Walk-in appointments are also available.

CREDO Detachment Whidbey Island provides a program of free retreats and workshops to enable military members and their families to develop personal and spiritual resources. Retreats include, but are not limited to, Marriage Enrichment Retreats, Family Enrichment Retreats, Personal Resiliency Retreats, Marriage Enrichment Workshops, Marriage Preparation Workshops, Suicide Intervention and Prevention Workshops, and Bystander Intervention training. Sailors interested in attending these workshops or retreats can call CREDO at 360-257-4516 or go to our Facebook site atwww.facebook.com/CREDO.Northwest.

The Chapel/CREDO office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Staff is also available on-site during worship services and chapel events.

After normal working hours and on weekends and holidays, you may reach the duty chaplain through the NAS Whidbey Island Quarterdeck at 360-257-2631.

Roman Catholic

  • Sunday Morning Mass: 9 a.m.
  • Tuesday Weekday Mass: 11:45 a.m.
  • Confessions: Scheduled with the priest
  • Religious Education Classes
    • CCD (during school year only)
      Sunday: High School, 10:30 a.m. to noon
      Monday: K-8th grade, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m.
    • RCIA (Adult): Wednesday 6 to 8 p.m.

Protestant

  • Sunday Open Christian Worship: 11 a.m.
  • Sunday School: 11 a.m. to noon
  • Sunday Fellowship Hour: noon
  • First Sunday of each month: Potluck Supper, noon
  • Second and Fourth Fridays: “Just Up the Street” 7 to 10 p.m.

“Just Up The Street (JUTS)” is a unique program for Sailors and Marines. JUTS is held from 7 to 10 p.m. every Friday at Barracks 12 in the common area. It begins with games followed by a free meal, music and a brief, lively discussion of current issues of interest to those who attend.

Other special events include the annual Harvest Festival around Halloween, the Chapel Easter Egg Hunt, Concerts on the Lawn and seasonal events at Easter and Christmas.

 

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