ifoc chaplain

Volunteer vet honored for service

A stroke meant the end of Keith Overby’s career as an Oakland County Sheriff’s deputy, but the beginning of volunteer opportunities throughout the community. “That stroke retired me, but I didn’t give up,” said Overby of Springfield Township, 64, who had a stroke while on duty at the Independence Township Substation near Thanksgiving in 2014....
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first responder chaplain

IFOC Chaplain Thibodaux interview

Joy Wang December 06, 2016 10:13 PM It’s tough to be a first responder, and it’s been a terribly tough year in the metro — 10-year-old Victoria Martens, 11-year-old Nhi Nguyen and now three more children killed in the Four Hills Neighborhood.  Read More >>>
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Ambassador Tour – Thank you all

To all the Corps’ and individual Chaplains we visited: Thank you so much for sharing your time and breaking bread with us. We felt so welcome with every one of you. We hope this can become something that happens on a regular basis. Many of you we know from phone calls or e-mails or a...
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chaplain - Nevada

Ambassador Tour – Nevada

The last stop on the Ambassador Tour 2016 was to meet Chaplain Misty in Nevada. We had a good conversation time as we enjoyed a spectacular breakfast in her hometown. We talked a little bit about what is going on nationally and she was interested in getting in touch with other IFOC Chaplains in her...
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Tucson Community Chaplain Corps

Ambassador Tour – Tucson, AZ

Our last Corps visit was with the Tucson Community Chaplain Corps, in Arizona. We spent time with Board first, listening to ways the National Office could improve contact with the Corps. We had a good question and answer time, and a great time just listening about their ministries in the community. The second part of...
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Albuquerque chaplain

Ambassador Tour – Albuquerque, NM

Our next stop on the IFOC Ambassador Tour was in Albuquerque, NM. There were about 18 Chaplains that attended a Pizza and Salad picnic in a local park. We had a great time meeting and talking with fellow Chaplains while we were eating. The Albuquerque Regional Community Chaplain Corps has been through two very significant losses...
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New Mexico Chaplain

Ambassador Tour – Rehoboth, NM

Our next stop was to see Chaplain Kevin in Rehoboth NM. Kevin teaches at Rehoboth Christian School. The surrounding county is listed in the thirty lowest per capita income counties in the United States. Serving students, graduates and families in this small community surrounded by the Navajo Nation provides him many opportunities to use his...
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Colorado Chaplains

Ambassador Tour – Telluride, CO

The sixth location on the Ambassador Tour was in Telluride, Colorado. IFOC is having a class there in September. We were welcomed by the class host, Angie, and stayed at her home in the mountains. It was breath taking, with snowcapped peaks on all sides and sheep grazing on the hillsides. We met with the...
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