Scroll down to browse upcoming FFC Events. Many have links to brochures or webpages for more information. 

Upcoming events

    • 01 Dec 2019
    • 31 Dec 2020
    • FFC Office

    Fire Departments or other third party entities may use this portal to make membership dues payments for FFC Chaplains.


    Enter the Chaplain's information (Name and Mailing Address). When it asks for Billing information please enter the information associated with the credit card. 

    If done improperly, it may result in the wrong name on the Membership Card and it may be mailed to the wrong address.

    • 20 Feb 2020
    • 08:00
    • 21 Feb 2020
    • 17:00
    • Rapid City, South Dakota

    FFC Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy Course

    Sponsored by

    Dakota Territory Fire Chaplains


    Black Hills Fire Chaplains


    Rapid City, South Dakota

    February 20-21, 2020

    For more information contact Chaplain Rodney Veldhuizen

    (605) 760-3633

    • 21 Feb 2020
    • 18:00
    • 23 Feb 2020
    • 17:00
    • Abundant Life Lord's Gym, 706 Atlantic St., Roseville CA 95678


    Essentials Fire Chaplain Training

    Abundant Life Lord's Gym

    706 Atlantic Street

    Roseville, CA 95678

    February 21-23, 2020

    February 21: 1800-2200

    February 22: 0900-1800

    February23: 1300-1700

    16 hours total


    The cost for this training is $250.00, this includes the Federation of Fire Chaplains Manual (a $60.00 value)

    Event Coordinator

    Jim Cook


    Click on the link below for information and registration form

    CFCA and FFC Training , 2-21,22,23, 2020 .pdf

    • 24 Feb 2020
    • 08:00
    • 25 Feb 2020
    • 17:00

    Essentials of

    Fire Chaplaincy

    Palm Harbor, Florida

    February 24-25, 2020

    Sponsored by: 

    All First Responders Matter, LLC

    Chaplain Milton Smith


    $200.00 (Includes Basic Fire Chaplain Certificate and FFC Fire Chaplains Manual (Digital Format on USB)


    Palm Harbor Fire Department, Station 65

    250 West Lake Road

    Palm Harbor, FL  34684


    • 25 Feb 2020
    • 08:00
    • 26 Feb 2020
    • 17:00
    • Las Vegas Convention Convention Center, Meeting Room N240

    Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy

    Firehouse World 2020

    Las Vegas Convention Center

    3150 Paradise Rd.

    Las Vegas, Nevada

    Meeting Room: N240

    February 25-26 20, 2020

    February 25: 0800-1700

    February 26: 0800-1700

    16 hours total


    The cost for this training is $250.00, this includes the Federation of Fire Chaplains Manual

    ($60.00 value)

    General Information

    This Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy course is a part oof the Firehouse World Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada


    This training is part of Firehouse World 

    February 24-27, 2020

    Las Vegas Convention Center

    Las Vegas, NV

    Event Coordinators

    Jim Cook


    Phone: (951) 743-8817


    Steve Kay


    Phone: (909) 856-5449

    • 20 Mar 2020
    • 08:30 (EDT)
    • 21 Mar 2020
    • 17:00 (EDT)
    • Salisbury Fire Department 325 Cypress St. Salisbury, MD 21801




    The Tools You Need

    to Serve Those

    Who serve Others

    March 20-21, 2020

    Salisbury, MD


    Salisbury Fire Department

    25 Cypress Street

    Salisbury, MD. 21801


    The cost is $200.00, which includes:

    2 days of instruction (16 hours), lunch both days, FFC Fire Chaplain Manual, handouts, and Certificate from the Federation of Fire Chaplains


    No arrangements have been made with any of the local hotels.

    There are many options to stay in the Salisbury area.

    Click below to view a copy of the Brochure

    Please print and fill it out the brochure to submit for your registration



    As a prerequisite to the Essentials class,  students should  complete the ICS-100 before coming to the class.

    In addition, the student is encouraged to take

    ISC-200, ISC-700, ICS-800, and ICS-505

    These are self-study courses can be found at:


    For Additional Information, please contact :

    John F. Long, Jr.

    • 20 Mar 2020
    • 08:30
    • 21 Mar 2020
    • 17:00
    • TBA


    Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy

    Location to Be Announced

    March 20-21, 2020

    March 20: 0830-1700

    March 21: 0830-1700

    16 hours total


    The cost for this training is $250.00, this includes the Federation of Fire Chaplains Manual (a $60.00 value)

    Event Coordinator

    Jim Cook


    • 30 Apr 2020
    • 08:00
    • 01 May 2020
    • 17:00
    • Rapid City, South Dakota

    CISM: Group Crisis Intervention

    Sponsored By:

    Dakota Territory Fire Chaplains

    Rapid City, SD

    April 30-May 1, 2020

    Event Coordinator

    Rodney Veldhuizen

    Please contact Rodney for More Information

    Phone: (605) 760-3633



    Ed Hatcher


    • 23 Oct 2020
    • 08:00
    • 29 Oct 2020
    • 12:00
    • Westin Dallas Ft Worth Airport 4545 West John Carpenter Freeway Irving, Texas 75063

    FFC Annual Conference 2020 
    October 25-29

    Irving, Texas

    Hotel Information

    We encourage you to choose our host hotel:

    Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport

    4545 West John Carpenter Freeway

    Irving, Texas 75063

     To get the special rate, you need to register

    BEFORE September 25, 2020

    To register on line, click on the link below

    Book your group rate for Federation of Fire Chaplains 2020


    Call the Hotel: (972) 929-4500

     Tell them  you are attending the
    Federation of Fire Chaplains Conference,
     October  2020

    The group rate is available from:

    October 21-30

    If you would like to arrive early or stay later, the Conference rates will be honored 3 days before or after if the rooms are available.

    Staying at the host hotel not only makes EVERYTHING much easier for you, it also helps FFC and our host team who depend on room bookings to defray our overall costs.

    Airport Information

    The closest airport to the conference site is Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport (DFW)

    You may also fly into Dallas-Love Field, but you will need to make your own arrangements to get from Love Field to the Conference Hotel.

    Our Local Hosts:

    Chaplain Keith Smith

    (817) 480-5618


    Chaplain Jimmie Duncan

    (469) 955-1522



    Conference Registration, Schedule, and Pre-Conference Classes will be available soon

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