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September 2018 Newsletter

Sitting in the shade arbor, listening to the brightly colored prayer flags flapping in the breeze. Looking around on the far side of the camp, I see elders talking with their families and children laughing near the camp kitchen. Close by a circle of young men, sit with their drumsticks around a larg...
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July 2018 Newsletter

Bulletproof Faith The condemned seek solace from their death row companion, a chaplain Father George Williams, the Catholic chaplain at San Quentin State Prison, wears a bulletproof vest as he celebrates mass for death row inmates. (Photo courtesy: San Quentin State Prison) By Rachel Fobar The Medil...
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June 2018 Newsletter

ACCSS Newsletter June 2018 As the newly elected President, it is my pleasure to share with you what the Association of California Chaplains in State Service is about and the importance of the association for all of us chaplains. Additionally, I would like to try and explain what we stand for, as ...
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February 2018 Newsletter

Original Newsletter can be downloaded here. I wonder if I might be able to share with you something that’s been close to my heart over the last few months: Compassion Fatigue. Some of you might not be familiar with the term, but I’m certain you’re familiar with it either because you’ve exper...
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May 2017 Newsletter

Download the original PDF of this newsletter here.   This is the second of what we hope will be a series of monthly newsletters to our ACCSS members.  The idea is to offer support and some helpful suggestions for chaplains and NASLs to continue to thrive and excel in our ministry to those our ...
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April 2017 Newsletter

Download the original PDF of this newsletter here.   April 2017   Fellow ACCSS Members,   The return of spring each year always brings excitement for many of us as we eagerly await with anticipation the arrival of new beginnings. With the dormancy of winter behind us, spring brings a ...
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ACCSS is excited to announce a new training conference for 2018! Have you signed up yet? Click here to head to our registration page!