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Protestant Women Of The Chapel (PWOC) Protestant Women Of The Chapel
 (PWOC), NAS Corpus Christi,TX

   "To Lead, To Teach, To Develop, To Involve"



Mission Statement:

The Protestant Women of the Chapel International  is a resource network that unites, trains and encourages women in the military chapel community in their spiritual growth

PWOC is God empowered, Christ centered and Spirit led; exists as an extension of the chapel; encourages women to grow spiritually within the body of Christ through prayer, the study of God's Word, worship and service; is sponsored by the Army Chief of Chaplains and is recognized by the leadership of the Air Force, Navy, Marine and Coast Guard Chaplaincy.

Readiness position Statement:

The Protestant Women of the Chapel (PWOC) is an integral part of the installation’s religious support mission, which directly assists the commander in caring for his/her Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and their families.  PWOC is a part of the commander’s religious program and it organizationally exists under the supervision of the installation chaplain.  PWOC's part of the religious program is to minister to the unique needs of the military woman and female military spouse.  PWOC equips women to flourish in the unique challenges of the military lifestyle through its emphasis on nurturing and mentoring.  This is accomplished by seasoned military spouses and mature military women.    

PWOC provides the environment to nurture a spiritually enriching community that enhances personal enrichment and family readiness. During times of deployment, the Soldier, Airman, Sailor or Marine can be assured that PWOC will be a close, caring group who will be there to support his spouse and provide a helping hand when needed.  

PWOC is grounded in spiritual principles, and is a unique force multiplier for the commander. This is accomplished by training women in personal and family skills, by being a compassionate safety net to hurting women, and by supporting the ideals that military personnel are called to protect and defend.

 PWOC Aims, Logo, & Moto:

PWOC Aims, Logo, and Motto

What the PWOC Pin means

P- stands for Protestant, our heritage and our choice.

W - stands for women who owe a great deal to Christ because of the level to which He raised them during His time on earth.

C - stands for chapel where we can carry out our beliefs.

The Metallic Border, Letters, and Olive Branch- stands for the precious metal of God’s love. In Psalm 36:7-9 are these words: “How precious is thy steadfast love, O God!”

Pure White Cross- symbol of our Christian faith. It is an empty cross because the one who died on it did not stay on it. One bar is vertical signifying our responsibility to communion with God, while the other is horizontal, representing our responsibility to our fellow man. It is white because that is the color of purity and cleanliness and represents Jesus’ nature.

Dark Blue- stands for freedom, which we know as Christians. Jesus died and we are free from sin. Jesus says: “…you will know the truth and the truth will make you free.”


"We are Workers Together for Christ"

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