Texas Chaplains Association


Keep Your Contact Information Up-To-Date

The Texas Chaplains Association recently sent out a bulk mailing to all of its members to their respective mailing address and e-mail address based on our records. Although most were delivered, a large percentage was not.

If you have not updated your contact information with us, please do so immediately so that you will not miss out on future mailings, whether by e-mail or print letter. And be sure to check out our web site periodically to stay abreast of the latest TCA news.

We hope to see you all at the Mid-Winter Workshop. All attendees will receive a free “Getting Started as Post Chaplain” booklet just recently published by TCA. Additional copies will be available at the Workshop for $2.00 apiece. Mail orders are $3.00 apiece and cover shipping and handling.

Contact either Ed Kegely or Harvey H. Klee to order copies. Make checks payable to TCA:

Ed Kegely

P.O. Box 31

Beasley, TX 77417-0031

Harvey H. Klee

374 CR 216 AA

Bluffton, TX 78607

TCA Open to all Chaplains

At the June 28, 2008 annual meeting of the Texas Chaplains Association the membership voted to approve extending membership to all Chaplains in recognized veterans' organizations. Read the details on the Announcements page.

Don't Forget Your 2012-2013 Dues - $5 Yearly

Mail your check in today to:

Ed Kegley

P.O. Box 31

Beasley, Texas 77417-0031

Or, Take out a PUFL Membership - Membership Page for details

Chaplains Card and Funeral Handbook

This is a new publication made available by our Secretary/Treasurer Ed Kegley that should be of immeasurable assistance to Chaplains in writing letters of sympathy, condolences, concern, etc. as well as officiating at funeral services - both graveside, post and funeral homes.

More information on the Announcements page

Is Your E-mail and Street Address Up-to-Date?

Please be sure to e-mail us your current e-mail address and street address if its changed since you sent in your application form. In addition to this web site, e-mail is the fastest way of contacting the membership of special events, news etc. and makes your membership more viable. Send address changes to Ed Kegley at the above address.

TCA Directors Approve Lifetime Membership Program .

Let's hear from you!

We're always glad to hear from our membership as to how we can make this website more responsive to their needs. So please, do not hesitate by contacting Harvey H. Klee at hklee@texaschaplains.org to offer your suggestions and comments.

                                 Report on the 97th Annual Department Convention
The Texas Chaplains Association membership is approaching the 225 mark!  Several at the Annual Department Convention in McAllen renewed and some joined for the first time - several are PUFL members.

                                                         TCA Members in the News

Harvey H. Klee , TCA President, was appointed Department Chaplain 2015-2016, and Texas Boys State Chaplain.

Ed Kegley , TCA Treasurer/Secretary was elected Department Sgt-at-Arms

If you know of other TCA members elected or appointed to office please let me know: TCA President, Harvey H. Klee:

In The News...New 2015-2016 Officers

John McKinney
was elected Department Commander
John Hince  was elected Department Vice Commander

Harvey H. Klee was appointed Department Chaplain
Ed Kegley was elected Department Sgt-at-Arms

Jim Forbus was appointed Assistant Sgt-at-Arms

Susan Marty was elected Department Historian

All other Department Officer incumbants  were re-elected to their respective positions

Please e-mail me with other Chaplain appointments, elections orachievements that you know about at hklee@texaschaplains.org

Texas Chaplains Association Pin
The Texas Chaplains Association now has its own pin. They will be available for sale at all Department meetings for $4.00 ($5.00 if ordered by mail).

REMINDER : 2016 Dues are now being accepted. IF your current card doesn't have 2016 as the membership year your dues are due. PUFL members your cards are now being printed and mailed.Your dues support the activities of the TCA - we're counting on you!

John McKinney 
Department Commansder 2015-2016

Harvey H. Klee
Department Chaplain 2015-2065

          Ed Kegley
Department Sgt-at-Arms

2016 TCA Business Meeting Agenda and Work Shop
Mid-Winter Conference
January 29, 2015 at 9:30 am in the Conference Center Room  More Information on the EVENTS Page

See the Resources Page for:
 New publications, Updates, New Items, etc. now available