The Major Sports Events Chaplaincy Committee takes very seriously its role in recommending sports chaplains to organising committees. Our selection process gives a high priority to appointing experienced chaplains with a servant heart so as to ensure that athletes are served and protected. In providing chaplaincy to those in sport we want to ensure that they are pastorally cared for and provided for.
A major championship is a time when you definitely rely more on your faith. The Bible studies that the chaplain has done with the US team have been a help to me. Allyson Felix, USA, Athletics (three-time world champion in the 200 metres) strength and my faith in God and really believe why I’m here”. “One of the chaplains helped me to know how to face fear, success and failure”.
Zulia Calatayud, Cuba, 800 metres (Former World Champion)View all