Annual Chaplaincy Training

September 18-21, 2018

Galveston Island Convention Center (map

The 2018 BGCT Chaplaincy Training Event will host 16 hours of Continuing Education for pastors, chaplains, their spouses, and invited guests. Training highlights include coaching, leadership, suicide intervention, disaster spiritual care, and Baptist distinctives, world religions, mental health, health care specialties, self-care, and a retreat for chaplain spouses.

Register Now

Online Event Registration Closes on September 10, 2018.  
Please register online by September 10, 2018.  If you do not register online by then, you can register and pay onsite in Galveston.


The Chaplaincy Training Event takes place at the Galveston Island Convention Center in Galveston, Texas. Our contract hotel is the Hilton Galveston Island Resort next door to the Convention Center. We have a negotiated rate of $109 a night for all rooms at the hotel. You can also use this rate three days prior and three days after the event (you need to call the hotel to get these extra days). 

You can reserve your room at, or you can call the hotel at (409) 744-5000 and ask for the Texas Baptist Chaplain group rate.

The Hotel Reservation Closeout Date is August 25, 2018.  
To use our hotel rate, please make a reservation by August 25, 2018.  We cannot guarantee our rate after that date.

Other Information

Meals are not provided.

Parking at the Hilton Galveston Island Resort and Galveston Island Convention Center is free.


Eric Whitmore
(214) 828-5277