- Base Chapel – NS Mayport
Base Chapel - NS Mayport
The base chapel complex is located in Building 350. It includes the main chapel that seats 400, multipurpose classrooms, religious education spaces, a small kitchen and a fellowship hall. These spaces can be reserved for command and special events by contacting the Religious Ministries staff at 904-270-5212.
Roman Catholic and Protestant worship services and religious education programs are held each Sunday and on special religious holidays. Roman Catholic Mass is at 9:00 a.m. and Protestant worship at 10:30 a.m. Religious education classes are at 9:00 a.m. for Protestants and 10:15 a.m. for Roman Catholics. Contact the chapel office for updates to this schedule.
Weekday programs include:
- Mothers of Preschoolers, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.
- Women's Bible Study, Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.
- Protestant Chapel Choir Rehearsal, Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.
- Men's Prayer Breakfast, 1st Saturday each month at 9:00 a.m.
Annual events include:
- Christmas and Easter Holy Week Worship Services
- Easter Sunrise Services and Breakfast
- Chapel Choir Christmas and Easter Programs
- Community Service Projects
- Vacation Bible School
Chaplains are available for religious, personal, and family counseling, to conduct training, and to speak at special events. Baptisms and weddings are arranged with each chaplain individually. Appointments can be made by calling the chapel office at 904-270-5212.
In case of emergencies after normal operating hours, a Chaplain can be reached by contacting the quarterdeck at 904-270-5401.