Membership in the Association of Professional Chaplains is open to anyone who supports the APC mission.

Join today to experience the networking, resources, collegiality and educational opportunities available to APC members. Or, join to support the important work of professional chaplains in specialized ministry settings.

Certification is conducted through APC’s affiliate, the Board of Chaplaincy Certification, Inc. (BCCI). As an APC member, you will receive discounted BCCI application and maintenance of certification fees.

“I joined APC because of the breadth and depth of supportive resources and services that it offers – and I have not been disappointed!”

Rabbi Melech Lensky BCC, Milwaukee, WI

“My membership in APC and certification with BCCI are invaluable to me. They represent the latest and greatest of education, research, and standards in chaplaincy. This membership and certification say to other professionals that chaplains do hard work to do the ministry we offer in our various settings.”

Rev. Darryl I. Owens BCC, Chapel Hill, NC

Benefits of Membership

The leaders and staff at the Association of Professional Chaplains are dedicated to providing our members with these valuable benefits: