Veteran-Connection Ministry

Support those who serve us!
Veterans need you now more than ever.

Show your appreciation for Service members, Veterans and their families by helping them connect within your place of worship and community.

All faiths appreciated!

  • Directories:

National Veteran-Support Education & Resource Directory

A directory for faith community leaders, providing explanations, links and/or contact information for nearly 100 educational resources and service organizations that support Servicemembers, Veterans and their families. Features self-assessments tools and links to dozens of educational videos.


Ohio’s Faith Community Leader Veteran-Support Resource Directory

Ohio-based Veteran community support resources with explanations of services, links and/or contact information. Features a list of key organizations’ Facebook pages.


  •  Jump-start your Veteran-Connection Ministry

Introduction to Veteran-Connection Ministry: Why, What and How.

This 1.25 hour training familiarizes you with the unique role of the faith community, practical ways to foster connections with Service members, Veterans and their families and a roadmap for starting a volunteer led Veteran-Connection ministry.


Veteran-Connection Ministry Tools

These ready-to-use resources will help you get your Veteran-Connection ministry started. * Military-Connected Persons Survey. * What to Say to a Veteran Who is Struggling. * The Signs & Symptoms of Suicide. * Learn to Recognize the Signs of Suicide. * How to Connect with Others. * The Key Elements of Trust. * How to Become a Better Listener. * Quizes: 1) Are You a Good Listener? 2) How to Assess Leadership Potential. * Veteran-Connection ministry You Tube Play List.


Veteran-Connection Collaboration

1-1.5 hour virtual dialogue once a month via Zoom to foster best practices and provide encouragement for building a Veteran-Connection Ministry. Appropriate for volunteer faith community and clergy leaders. $25 per month – minimum six months.


  • Veteran-Connection Ministry Messaging

  • Monthly Military Ministry Messaging Gives you a Boost

    Re-occurring emailed messages keeps best practices, prayer ideas, educational resources and military recognition events top of mind as well as other content relevant for military-connected families. $10.00 per month – minimum six months.


    • Consulting services. To help your congregation develop and sustain your Military Ministry.  
    • The Fallen Comrades Ceremony. Communities acknowledge the sacrifices of Service members, Veterans, and their families. Click here to learn more.
    • Leadership Development. Click here to learn more.
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