Religious Activities

Navy chaplains maintain contact with local leaders of other religious communities in order to meet the needs of military and civilian personnel, including international students. Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Jewish services are conducted throughout the week at the Naval Station’s Chapel of Hope.

Sailors and Marines kneel
Marines and Sailors kneel during a moment of silence at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum following the second annual Freedom Run in downtown Manhattan for 2017 Fleet Week New York (FWNY). FWNY, now in is 29th year, is the city’s time honored celebration of the sea services. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey J. Hopkins/Released)

The Chapel of Hope

The Chapel of Hope at Naval Station Newport is nestled in a scenic corner of the base adjacent to the Naval Academy Prep School (NAPS). It has been a spiritual sanctuary for thousands of Sailors, Officer Candidates, students, DOD civilians, families, and Trainees for many years. Ongoing programs include worship, Bible Studies, music ministry, and spiritual growth classes. A Chaplain is available for counseling in a confidential setting. The office can be contacted during normal working hours by calling (401) 841-2234. After 4 p.m., on weekends, and on holidays, the Duty Chaplain can be contacted through the Naval Station Newport Command Duty Officer (CDO) at (401) 862-8378

Worship Services

For a schedule of worship services at the Chapel of Hope click here.