Plan to attend now!!

     Get a jump on this year’s re-certification training and register for your room now – Click Here For Hotel Registration.  In days to come you will receive hard copy of registration form you must return to us and the Schedule of Events. 




2018 CFGC Ecclesiastical Re-Certification & Training

ALL CFGC Chaplain’s are REQUIRED 

to return this form to CFGC, whether or not you plan to attend.


20 - 23 February 2018


All Active Duty Military or Civilians with a Full-Time Paid Chaplain Position,

 MUST attend CFGC Training once in every three years to retain credentials and remain in good standing.

       (If you are unable to meet this obligation call Dr. Kitchen to obtain an excused absence to remain in good standing.)




Phone: (_____)___________________Email Address:  ____________________________

Name of Spouse (if attending): _______________________________________________

Name(s) of other(s) attending with you: ____________________________________________  

Childcare will NOT be available.  Individual arrangements must be made.


Special Requirements needed: _________________________________________________________________


      Hotel Registration is separate from this form.

 Make all reservations with the hotel directly & coordinate with them for early arrival or late stay.

The first 30 people* to officially register for this Annual Training,

 CFGC will pay $50 a night, for 4 nights, towards your room ONLY if you stay at the Sheraton.

*(This offer is only valid for those paying for the conference without any assistance from their employers.)

Please contact for more information.

**Please note we will start on Tueday Morning, and end Friday Night**


Online go to:


      Sheraton Arlington, 1500 Convention Center Drive, Arlington, TX 76011, Tel: 1-817-261-8200

(Reservation deadline for room rate is 1/31/18 and you must ask for the CFGC Room Rate.)

*NEW*          * REGISTRATION FEE *          *NEW*

(This was voted on at the 2016 Annual Training & is NOT refundable.)


$50 for Singles                                 $75 for Couple                     $100 for families         

Please enclose your registration fee with this form or you may call the office at 972-291-5466 to pay by credit card


Please check below:


       ___ I will be attending!   ___ I am staying at the Sheraton.

        ___ I am requesting to be part of the first 30 to register and get the special offer off towards hotel room.


___ I will be staying at another hotel.   Where: _______________________________________              


___ I’m sorry, but I just cannot attend this important training this year. 

Please call us before the conference ASAP, this helps us with our attendance rosters and plans for meals.

(Please know that we only ask for information we need to make this event the best it can be.)


Please return this form ASAP, no later than 16 January 2018 to:

 1400 Kari Ann Dr., Cedar Hill, TX 75104            E-Mail: OR FAX: (972) 291-5470 


           2018 CFGC Ecclesiastical

           Re-certification & Training

                            FEBRUARY 20 – 23, 2018

     (Schedule subject to change)


               Tues 20 Feb  

                  9:00 AM - 10:30 AM         Board of Directors & Chaplains Council Business Meeting

                  9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM         Registration  – Outside Main Ballroom 

                   9:00 AM - 10:30 AM         Prayer for the Training – CH Rhonda Harkins 

                 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM        WELCOME - Praise & Worship

                  11:00 AM - 11:30 AM        Devotion Rev. Steven Ekeroth, Board Member

                  11:30 AM –12:15 PM        Training on Ecclesiastical Standards and Expectations

                                                                  Dr. Klon Kitchen, Executive Endorsing Agent

                 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM        Welcome Luncheon Reception & Fellowship


    Sr. Chaplain’s of each Branch will meet  with their  Chaplains in

  assigned areas for Fellowship & Branch Specific Training during lunch.


US Army - CH David Waters

US Navy – CH David Stroud

US Air Force – CH Ken Crooks

Hospital Chaplains- CH Angela Niestemski

VA Chaplains- CH Kim Willis

Hospice Chaplains- CH Tatum

Emergency Services – CH Jim Russell

Correctional – CH Antoine Barlow                                            

Other Civilian Chaplains –w/ CH Johnson

                Spouses Fellowship - Cheryl Kitchen 


1:45 PM – 4:30 PM            Buses & Caravan to leave for visit to CFGC NEW OFFICES and return

4:30 PM                               Dinner (On your own) & FREE TIME 


Wed 21 Feb  


                 9:00 AM -  9:30 AM             Praise & Worship

                9:30 AM - 10:00 AM            Devotion Dr. Klon Kitchen

              10:00 AM - 10:30 AM           Break

              10:30 AM - 11:15 AM            Living an Overcoming Victorious Life in Christ

                                                                               Robin Stover and Martha Mendez

                                                                                 Heaven's Garden Ministries Inc.

              11:15 AM - 11:45 AM               Break

              11:45 AM - 12:30 PM              Hindrances that keep us from being

                                                          Overcomers and Victorious

                                                                             Robin Stover and Martha Mendez

               12:30 PM -  2:30  PM               Lunch

                  2:30 PM -  3:30 PM                 Hindrances continued

                                                     Robin Stover and Martha Mendez

  3:30 PM – 4:30 PM            Healing of Traumas and Overcoming

          Demonic Oppression

                                                       Robin Stover and Martha Mendez

  4:30 PM -                              REFLECTION & FREE TIME


  Please make your plans to attend our annual training events again at the Arlington Sheraton, Arlington, Texas.


                           FEBRUARY 19 - 22, 2019


So please join us for this spiritually uplifting professional development training.


If you are on active duty or in a full time paid chaplain position you MUST attend an Annual Training

 at least once every three years to remain in good standing. 


                 Thurs 22 Feb  


                   9:00 AM -  9:30 AM  Praise & Worship

                   9:30 AM -10:00 AM                Devotion CH David Waters

                  10:00 AM -11:00 AM                A Time of Prayer

                  11:00 AM -11:30 AM                Break

                   11:30 AM–12:45 PM

                   12:45 PM - 2:30 PM                  LUNCH   

                    2:30 PM -  3:30 PM                  Covenant Service for those being ordained.

                           +  REFLECTION & FREE TIME

     4:30 PM -  5:30 PM                    Dinner (On your own)

                  5:30 PM -6:30 PM          PHOTO SESSION

    (Individual/Couple & Group Chaplains W/Spouses)

                           Military in Class A Uniform

               Civilians – Sports Coat / Suit/Dress


                  6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

                   Recognition of Retiring Chaplain & Families

                            “The Shepherd’s Association”

                                                  Time of Remembrance

                                         Presentation of the Founders Award

                 Mr. Mark Lish, Attorney

                  Ordination Ceremony

                                    Communion Service 

 Fri 23 Feb  


                  9:00 AM -  9:30 AM                   Praise & Worship

                  9:30 AM -10:00 AM                  Devotion CH  Gregory Granderson

                 10:00 AM -10:30 AM                 Break

                 10:30 AM–12:00 PM                 Spouses Fellowship - Cheryl Kitchen

                 10:30 AM -12:00 PM                 Organizational Up-Date – Dr. Kitchen

                                                  CH Grant Johnson, Associate Endorser

                                                   Lucille Singleton – Administration Director



 12:00 AM-  2:00 PM                  “Photo Booth Pictures”

 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM                  Texas BBQ NEW TIME!!!!!!

  5:00 PM  - 7:00  PM               REFLECTION GROUPS         


Dr. Kitchen & CH Johnson will be available

      for individual conferences (by appointments only).

                      (NEW Day) on Friday afternoon.


Please reserve time for meeting with them by contacting Ms. Lucille   Singleton @ 214-331-4373 or at