Story City, Iowa Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy

  • 20 Jun 2019
  • 13:00
  • 21 Jun 2019
  • 16:00
  • 25 Timberland Dr. Story City, Iowa 50248

Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy

Story City, Iowa

This is a 16 hour class in the Federation of Fire Chaplains class, Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy. This training is for Fire Service Chaplains or those wanting the knowledge and skills for an effective Fire Department Chaplain.


The location is:

Comfort Inn Story City

425 Timberland Dr.

Story City, Iowa 50248


Chaplain Floyd Ferguson, St. Joseph Fire Department, St. Joseph, MO, and Midwest Regional Director of the Federation of Fire Chaplains. 


Registration: $25.00

Tuition: $150.00

Paper Manual: $75.00

USB Manual: $30.00

Course Description

Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy  is the basic training for fire chaplains. During its 40 year history, the Federation of Fire Chaplains has developed a 16 hour intensive basic fire training that is recognized as the standard of fire chaplain training, world-wide. The Essentials course is a face-to-face environment that provides u unparalleled knowledge and skills needed to become an effective fire service chaplain. The. Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy is the foundational study upon which all other fire chaplaincy courses are built.

Topics include:

  • Foundation, History, and development of fire chaplaincy
  • Person hood of the Chaplain-who you are AND who you are not as a fire service chaplain
  • Beginning a Fire Chaplaincy-How to develop a chaplaincy to meet the needs of YOUR department
  • Ministry to Firefighters-Meeting the unique needs of Firefighters
  • Chaplain Operations-How and What to do in the fire house, on emergency scenes, and other locations
  • Chaplain Ministry to People in Crisis-Meeting the needs of those in crisis
  • CISM Overview-A Brief introduction to Critical Incident Management (CISM)
  • Injury and Death Notification
  • Conducting a Firefighter Funeral- A brief overview
  • HIPPA, Confidentiality, PSOB benefits, working with EAPs, etc
  • and more

Enrollment and Additional Information

For enrollment and additional information contact:

Todd Edeker

(319) 939-6191


Carl Benge

(712) 660-0546


A block of 20 rooms have been set aside at the Comfort Inn in Story City, for the "Iowa Fire Chaplains".

The rate for June 20 is $85.00 and that rate will only be good if reservations are made prior to June 1, 2019.

The phone number is: (515) 733-6363

Address: 425 Timberland Dr, Story City, IA 50248

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