Welcome to Barksdale Air Force Base and the Barksdale Chapel community. We want you to know, more than anything else, that there is a place for you in our communities of faith.
Whether you are exploring faith or looking for a place to grow in your faith and serve, see what we have to offer at the Barksdale Chapel. The information below shows you our Chapel programs at a glance.
To know and experience what is happening, please attend a worship service and get involved. We offer a vibrant and relevant program to assist in finding meaning and purpose in life. Come and be blessed with us as we seek a relationship with God and others. God Bless.
MISSION: Provide spiritual care and ensure all Airmen and their families have opportunities to exercise their constitutional right to the free exercise of religion.
VISION: Developing spiritually fit Airmen to fly, fight, and win
LINES OF EFFORT:
DESIRED END STATES: Spiritually Fit Airmen, Informed Leaders, Equipped Chaplain Corps
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SERVICES, RITES & CEREMONIES
As ordained clergy of specific denominations/faith groups, our chaplains provide counseling, and perform baptisms, dedications, weddings, and other rituals and sacraments in accordance with the rules and guidelines of their churches. For specific ministries, make arrangements with the chaplain of your choice well in advance. Most events require preparation.
Protestant Worship Service (Main Base)
We welcome you to our multiethnic, gospel-infused worship experience 11 a.m., Sunday at chapel 2.
Communion observed on 1st Sunday of the month
Children's Church offered 2nd-4th Sundays
Immediately after Sunday worship every fourth Sunday of the month, Chapel 2 Annex.
Operation Give Breakfast - 9 a.m (first Saturday of each month) at Chapel 2 Annex, followed with volunteering
Protestant Programs Offered:
Seasonal Services and Activities
Premarital and Pre-baptism Counseling
Marriage Enrichment Activities
Films, Guest Musical Groups, and Speakers
5 p.m. Saturday, Vigil Mass, Chapel 2
9 a.m. Sunday & 5pm on Holy Days of Obligation, Chapel 2
Immediately following mass every first Sunday of the month, Chapel 2 Annex
11:35 a.m. Wednesday - Saturday, Chapel 1
10:30 a.m. Sunday (September to May), Chapel 2 Annex
Retiree Bible Study
1 p.m. Monday (September to April), Chapel 2 Annex
6 -8 p.m. Tuesday (September to April), Chapel 2 Annex
Religious Education Classes are offered for preschool through adult level.
Catholic Programs offered:
Catholic Programs offered:
Baptism by appointment
Reconciliation after Mass or by request
Anointing of the Sick by request
Religious Education for youth and adults
Knights of Columbus
Catholic Women of the Chapel
Ministry of Hospitality (fellowships)
Servers of the Altar Choirs and musicians
Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Eucharistic
Pre-baptism and Pre-marriage Instructions
Adult Bible Study
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
Confirmation for Youth and Adults
The River's Edge
(Located in the Medical Clinic parking lot)
6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Wednesday & Thursday
6 p.m. to 2 a.m., Friday & Saturday
***LOUNGE WILL BE OPEN AS LATE AS NECESSARY***
BARKSDALE AFB CHAPEL 275 Barksdale Blvd E Barksdale AFB, LA 71110 318-456-2111 After Hours: 318-456-2151
Base Information: 318-456-1110