Starting, and leading, a MOPS group on a military installation will be a lot easier if you understand the unique culture of the military chapel system and how it operates. Chapels are not just churches located on a military installation and chaplains are not simply pastors who wear a uniform. There are many distinct differences between your local civilian church and a military chapel.
- Understand the mission of the military chapel system.
- Learn the Chapel personnel and rank structure.
- Learn the money lingo.
- Speak wisely.
- Listen up.