Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries


Washington Johnson

Washington Johnson

Director, ACM

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Gilda Roddy

M. Gilda Roddy

Associate Director, ACM

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Bill Cork

William Cork

Assistant Director/ACM Field Representative for Great Plains Region

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Magaly Torres

Magaly Torres

Administrative Professional II


Our mission

Represent denominational interests in the chaplaincy and military-related services

How we serve

  • Promote, support and train Adventist chaplains
  • Oversee the process of ecclesiastical endorsement
  • Extend the Gospel into the greater community through the ministry of Adventist chaplains
  • Serve as liaison with official government and professional agencies
  • Develop plans, programs, and resources to prepare for future contingencies
  • Ensure pastoral care and religious support is provided for church members in special situations
  • Administer internal department business
  • The National Service Organization is the official military relations office of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.  Its primary mission is to provide pastoral care and religious resources to support the spiritual well-being of Seventh-day Adventist military personnel.


ACM publishes two quarterly journals:

  • For God and Country
  • The Adventist Chaplain


  • Conduct annual training conferences for endorsed chaplains
  • Religious retreats for Adventist military
ACM staff

Contact Us

(443) 391 7249
North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church
Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries
9705 Patuxent Woods Drive
Columbia, MD 21046-1565, USA