Hanscom Chapel offers many programs, including worship, liturgy, sacramental rites, religious education and a wide variety of lay organizations. Chaplains officiate at weddings, baptisms, funerals and other religious rites.
Chaplains also offer complete and absolute confidentiality in all counseling.
To see a Chaplain, it is advisable to call ahead to schedule an appointment. In the case of an emergency, a Chaplain is always available, 24/7. During non-duty hours, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m., a Chaplain may be contacted by calling the Command Post at 781-225-6960, 781-225-6961 or 781-225-6962.
Installation Chaplain: Chaplain (Maj.) Joseph M. Watson
(Endorsed by Ministry to the Armed Forces, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod)
Catholic Priest: Monsignor William Cuddy
(Endorsed by the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA)
Tuesday and Wednesday at 12:05 p.m.
Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
Hospitality to follow Mass every second and fourth Sunday of the month.
Every Sunday from 9 to 10 a.m., except holidays, September through May. Religious education is offered to children in grade first through eighth at the Hanscom Primary School.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, or RCIA
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a program for those people interested in becoming Catholic. RCIA takes places every Tuesday from October through April, excludes holidays.
Catholic Women of the Chapel
Catholic Women of the Chapel meet every first and third Monday of the month at the base chapel from 7 to 9 p.m., excludes holidays. CWOC runs from October through May.
Catholic Men of the Chapel
Catholic Men of the Chapel (Theology on Tap) meet every fourth Wednesday of the month at the Minuteman Commons from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., excludes holidays. This program runs from October through May.
Chaplain: Chaplain (Capt.) Shawn Taylor
(Endorsed by Liberty Baptist Association)
Sunday, 9 to 10 a.m., in the sanctuary
Fellowship after the worship service: Sunday, 10 to 10:30 a.m.
Connect for the entire family includes dinner at 5:30 p.m. each Wednesday. Dinner is followed by Bible study groups for adults, teens and children at 6:30 p.m. Childcare will be provided for toddlers. Connect goes from mid-September to mid-May. For further information, contact the Chapel.
PWOC-Protestant Women of the Chapel
Women's Bible Study and fellowship is on Tuesday mornings (September through May) from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Hanscom Chapel (childcare provided) and Thursday evenings 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. at 28 Heritage Road (no child care).
For further information, email HanscomPWOC@gmail.com or "like" on Facebook: "PWOC Hanscom AFB."
Located in the back office wing of the chapel. Contact the chapel for further information.
Contact the chapel at 781-225-5501 for a listing of worship opportunities.
(Updated August 2019)