Royal Thai Temple, Madison, WI;
courtesy of D. Dowling

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To offer holy hospitality to chaplains of all faiths in their diverse ministry settings through offering professional networking, collegiality, and education.


The WCA will be a vibrant body for spiritual care providers who:

  • Foster connections among colleagues in a welcoming environment.
  • Engage, support, and empower one another personally and professionally.
  • Share and offer a clearing house for professional resources.
  • Strive to grow and be a voice for the profession.


  • Professional competency.
  • Spiritual care as integral to holistic care.
  • Spiritual leadership within organizations.
  • Collegiality.
  • Respecting/honoring/celebrating diversity.