Caleb Bass

Access Point Church, North Carolina
Public Safety/Community Chaplaincy
Edenton North Carolina
Access Point Church
October 17
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About My Family

I am single, never-married, have no kids and have lived in North Carolina since I was born in October 1991.

My great-great-grandfather helped to lay the physical foundation of a Southern Baptist church in my hometown of Edenton, N.C. My great-grandfather, grandfather, grandmother, mother and myself, respectively, each built upon and supported for decades this same church through various means such as church secretary, clerk, Sunday School teacher(s), choir and committee memberships.

Thanks be to God, I have had a joyful, active attendance in the Protestant church all of my life.

About My Ministry

I am currently an SBC endorsed Chaplain serving the Chowan County Sheriff's Office in Edenton, N.C., and a Level I Chaplain with the North Carolina Sheriffs' Chaplains Association.

I have earned: an Associate of Applied Science in Pastoral Leadership and a Bachelor of Science in Pastoral Ministry from the College at Southeastern in May 2022. I am currently an online student and will graduate in December 2022 with a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

I have been a volunteer in various roles and a member of multiple committees in the local church over the past 10 years. I am primarily gifted as a public speaker through preaching. I have spoken in various churches over the past several years.

SBC Chaplaincy

Chaplaincy is a vital frontline ministry and extension of the local church. Chaplains reach the lost among the thousands of men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces, correctional facilities, healthcare settings, public safety, disaster relief sites, and corporate environments. SBC Chaplains care for the broken, offer hope to the hopeless, and advance the gospel of Jesus Christ in hard-to-reach places.
The qualifications expected of a Southern Baptist applying for endorsement as a chaplain or counselor are established by the using agency and the Chaplains Commission, SBC. These qualification requirements vary according to the type of chaplaincy or counseling ministry involved but all are expected to meet a high level of ministerial competence.


Pray the LORD will give me words to say and the wisdom to know when and how to say it. Pray the LORD will open the hearts of the people I encounter. Pray the LORD will grant my mind an understanding of theological truths. Pray the LORD will strengthen my body for the longevity of ministry.


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