Mitch Fincher

Southeast Baptist Church Muskogee, Oklahoma
Healthcare Chaplaincy
Muskogee Oklahoma
Southeast Baptist Church Muskogee
March 29
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About My Family

Originally from Fayetteville, Ark., we now live in the middle of eastern Oklahoma, also known as “Green Country,” in the town of Muskogee.

My wife, Linda, is a registered nurse. We have two teenagers, Katy and Keet. Since moving here, we have been blessed with many new connections in the area and know that the Lord is caring for and providing for us in this ministry setting.

About My Ministry

I am truly blessed and proud to serve as a VA Staff Chaplain in the eastern Oklahoma VA healthcare system, with a special emphasis in mental health.

As a military combat veteran and former law enforcement officer who came to Christ in my 30s, I have been called to serve veterans, their families and the staff who care for them. It is an honor and privilege to walk alongside those with whom I relate and connect during this time of need in their lives.

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 for our military veterans, their wounds and lifelong difficulties that come with serving our country. Pray I would have authenticity and boldness in connecting with those who are suffering and that God would arrange opportunities to share love and hope in Christ. Pray God would grant excitement and contentment for my family in this ministry setting.


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