Chaplain's Office


The Religious Support Office (RSO) coordinates, performs and/or provides comprehensive religious support to all DoD personnel and Family Members assigned, attached or residing on the Presidio of Monterey and Ord Military Communities.



  • Follow the Goals and Objectives of the Chief of Chaplainís Strategic Vision
  • Implement Garrison Commanderís Religious Support Program
  • Lead, train, and resource the Presidio of Monterey Unit Ministry Teams
  • Provide pastoral leadership and support for the members of the Presidio of Monterey and Ord Military Community

Religious Support Facilities



Presidio of Monterey Chapel.

POM Chapel Services

Sun 8:30 a.m. - the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Sun 11:30 a.m. - Roman Catholic
Sun 9:45 a.m. - Contemporary Protestant
Fri Noon - Islamic Prayer Group


Ord Military Community Chapel

View brochure with information on addition services


Religious Support Activities

  • National Prayer Breakfast
  • Single Soldier Retreats
  • Stron Bonds Marriage Retreat
  • Holy Week Services
  • Children's Easter Program
  • Summer Camps for Youth
  • Piano & Pipe Organ Concerts
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Family Movie Night
  • Humanitarian Outreach
  • Halloween Alternative/Harvest Festival
  • Children's Christmas Program

Activities also include pastoral care and counseling, baptisms,
weddings, funerals and training sessions.


Unit Chaplain Information:


229th MI Battalion Chaplain office:
(831) 242-4671/5155
located within the company areas.



Presidio of Monterey Chaplain

CH (Lt. Col.) William Lovell

Office of the Chaplain (POM)
324 Stilwell Road
Presidio of Monterey, CA 93944

(831) 242-5281/5233
Fax: (831) 242-6891

Pastoral Care for Units:
Phone: (831) 242-5155
or 242-4671

Office of the Chaplain (OMC)
4280 Gen. Jim Moore Blvd.
Presidio of Monterey, CA 93944

(831) 242-7620/7622
Fax: (831) 242-7619

Director of Religious Education
(831) 242-7629

Sr. Chaplain Assistant:
(831) 242-7620