COPC NAME CHANGE

On March 9th, 2017 the COPC Board of Directors voted to change the name of Central Oregon Police Chaplaincy to Central Oregon Public Safety Chaplaincy. This name change better reflects the mission of COPC: "Serving the Hearts and Minds of Central Oregon’s First Responders". Central Oregon Public Safety Chaplains serve the Law Enforcement, Fire & Rescue, EMS, Search & Rescue, and Dispatch Centers of Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson Counties!

The Central Oregon Public Safety Chaplaincy is a Biblically-based, non-profit ministry that exists to serve and support all law enforcement and emergency services personnel and their families within Central Oregon.It is our goal to provide Christ centered service and ministry to members of all faiths while fulfilling our purpose and to provide a ministry of presence, relationship, support and counsel to the Central Oregon Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Personnel and their families; influencing them with God’s grace and love.

It is our mission to care for the troubled and those who have endured loss, been victimized by events and tragedy that have left them abandoned, helpless and without hope, while in contact with the community. We provide professional training for our chaplains and consistent care and counseling for those we serve.

Welcome to COPC

I'd like to welcome you to the COPC website.  We're very privileged to have a number of highly qualified and effective chaplains who serve the First Responders in Central Oregon.
 
Feel free to contact me if you have any questions about COPC or chaplaincy.
 
Chaplain Jim Crowley - COPC Executive Chaplain

Events

Assisting Individuals & Group Crisis Intervention Course

Jul 16, 8:00 am – Jul 18, 5:00 pm

2018 COPC Golf Tournement

Aug 3, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Assisting Individuals & Group Crisis Intervention Course

Nov 28, 8:00 am – Nov 30, 5:00 pm

Oregon Chaplains Academy

Oregon Fallen Badge Foundation

The Officer Down Memorial Page

Link To Our National Anthem

COPC is a not for profit ministry that exists for the soul purpose of serving and supporting our First Responders, Law Enforcement, Fire, Medics, Dispatch - any calling that runs into what everyone else runs from! We serve our men and women with the focus to assist them and while we are doing that our chaplains serve and support the communities of Central Oregon gladly. We walk in the trench with our First Responders.

I am a Veteran and have served my country in a war that some reduced to a conflict.

It seems to me that it becomes real easy for folks to forget the price that is paid when our First Responders and Veterans try and do the right thing and stand in the gap for a member of the community who they don't even know.

I was sent a link to the background info for our National Anthem. I invite you to listen to the story and you won't ever listen to our National Anthem the same again. Pray for our First Responders and our Vets as they deserve this moment of prayer. It's the least we can do today!

Thank You for your Service and Support. First Responders we love you.

Thank You Vets and First Responders for your willingness to make things right and stand in the gap for the community.

Just A Chaplain

Link to our National Anthem: https://www.youtube.com/embed/YaxGNQE5ZLA

Notes from Chaplain Jim

National Police Week
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
Honoring Law Enforcement is always accomplished in May. The opportunity to tell a Law Enforcement Officer how much you appreciate them for standing in the gap.

Unfortunately, some family members cannot say hello to their Mom and Dad due to what we call in an acronym LODD - Line of Duty Death. When an officer in the routine of a call for assistance dies due to circumstances associated with the call to serve, support and protect the community.

My Bend PD family still misses our Sgt John Lawerence whose death during the line of duty will be recognized by the Nation in Washington DC during the month of May. However, I recognize him every time I walk the halls of Bend PD and see his picture. A Friend, a Husband, A Father to two awesome now teens - we all miss him. I’m honored to have served him the best that I could.

So May becomes personal for many of us who through the course of the month will be reminded once again of the Men and Women who have given their all to make a difference.

The business of May - Mothers Day - Classes to teach - Community members to care for and Fire, Dispatch and LE to serve by our chaplains will keep us busy enough but we will still remember Sgt. John Lawerence in a special way this May.

Thanks for your prayers and Support for our Great team of Chaplains in Central Oregon and beyond.

Padre

Contact Us

Central Oregon Public Safety Chaplaincy

PO Box 1898
Redmond, OR   97756
jcrowley5510@gmail.com

COPC Web Master

webmaster@copchaplain.com


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