MAG-13 Chaplain
 
 
Due to COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), most religious groups have cancelled meetings and services. For information on online worship opportunities at military chapels, Yuma churches, and national religious organizations, please view the PDF below.  Resources will be updated regularly.
Online Religious Services and Resources: UPDATED 07 April 2020
Online Resources for Passover from the Jewish Chaplain's Council: UPDATED 07 April 2020
 
During this time of change, it may be easy to miss key religious holy days.  The following major holy days are in April and May:
Jewish:
Passover begins at sundown on April 8th.
Christian Holy Week (except Orthodox):
Palm Sunday, 05 April
Good Friday, 10 April
Easter, 12 April
Orthodox Christian Holy Week:
Palm Sunday, 12 April
Good Friday, 17 April
Easter, 19 April
Islam:
Ramadan is expected to begin on Thursday evening, 23 April
Eid al Fitr is expected to be celebrated on Sunday, 24 May
(Note: This is the tentative date as the actual date of commencement of
Ramadan 2020 is subject to the sighting of the moon.)
 
The CREDO MCI-West Team is continuing to place focus upon strengthening the religious, moral and spiritual well-being of Marines and their families during movement restrictions related to COVID-19. CREDO MCI-West will not be conducting Marriage Enrichment Retreats however multiple virtual resources will be available.  Please see the links below for details and the registration form.
CREDO Virtual Resources
CREDO MEW Application Form

MAG-13 Religious Ministry Team

MAG13 Group Chaplain

CDR Jeffery Jenkins

(928) 269-3454

Jeffery.jenkins@usmc.mil

 

MAG-13 Staff Chaplain

LT Abraham Jiregna

(928) 269-3454

Abraham.b.jiregna@usmc.mil

 

MAG-13 Staff Chaplain

LT Keith Ellison

(928) 269-3454

Keith.ellison@usmc.mil

 

Religious Program Specialist

RP3(FMF) Nathan Tatera

(928) 269-3454

Nathan.tatera@usmc.mil

 

Religious Program Specialist

RP3 Riley Woolridge

(928) 269-3454

Riley.woolridge@usmc.mil

 

Additional Links:            

 

http://www.facebook.com/MAG13Chaps

Smart Marriages: http://www.smartmarriages.com/index.html

CREDO:  

http://www.mccscp.com/credo
           

www.dstressline.com

 

www.militaryonesource.com

 

www.safehelpline.org

We are honored to serve you and your families! In terms of service, the entire MAG-13 Religious Ministry Team is here to:

• PROVIDE- faith based counseling and religious / Bible studies, public prayers and outreach events.
• FACILITATE- for ALL, regardless of their faith to ensure Freedom of Religion is honored. Provisions are accommodated through a Religious Ministry Team of Chaplains, Religious Program Specialists, and Lay Leaders.
• CARE- through visible workplace visitation, training, family/relationship support, hospital / brig visitation, Operational Stress Management, & counseling.
• ADVISE- serving as an advocate and liaison for all. Advising leaders on command climate, religious accommodation and confidentiality.

Whether you are in need of prayer, hit a life-size roadblock that you can’t quite get through alone, are looking to grow in your faith, or simply need someone to talk with, we are available! Remember that conversations with Chaplains are 100% confidential, and we will always treat every Marine and Sailor with dignity and respect.

 

 

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