Currently the recognised chaplaincy authorisation or endorsement bodies of eight faith communities are in full membership with the HCFBG:

Full membership is also available to other faith or belief bodies and to chaplaincy organisations agreed from time to time by the Council of the HCFBG.


Other bodies with an interest in chaplaincy can apply for observer status. Current observers are:

Application for membership or observer status outside these categories is decided by the existing members of the Council