Chaplain's Office


The Religious Support Office provides proactive ministry with a common purpose of impacting the Presidio of Monterey Community with an energetic, relevant Religious Support Program that will enhance the spiritual lives of active duty Service Members and their Families, retirees and DoD civilians



  • 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 8:30am - LDS/Mormon
Sun 9:00am - Roman Catholic
Sun 11:00am - Contemporary Protestant
Tue/Thurs Noon - Catholic Mass/Confession
Fri Noon - Islamic Prayer Group


Ord Military Community Chapel

OMC Chapel Services

Sun 9:00am - Traditional Protestant
Sun 11:00am - Roman Catholic
Mon/Wed Noon - Catholic Mass/Confession

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.) Michael Allen

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