Cross and Shield Ministries

Cross and Shield Ministries is here to provide emotional and spiritual support to first responders and to the families and victims of any crisis.

Current Chaplains

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Current Chaplains who are serving Cross and Shield Ministries

Please see our current list of the Cross and Shield Chaplains that are currently listed and ways of contacting them.

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Wayne Damon

Lead Chaplain, Yell County
He served for 20 + years in the US Army. After that he was an Officer with the Russellville Police Department. He serves as the lead Chaplain with C&SM in Yell County AR.
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Tom Dicus

Lead Chaplain, Johnson County
Tom is the C&SM lead Chaplain in Johnson County AR overseeing our ministries there. He has served as Pastor for many years and is now the Pastor of Second Baptist Church in Clarksville AR.
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Howard Kisor, Jr.

Chaplain
Howard has served as Chaplain with Cross & Shield Ministries since 2006. He is presently serving as pastor of Crow Mt. Baptist Church in Russellville AR.
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Danny Northcut

Chaplain, Vice President of CS&M
He serves as Vice President of C&SM. He works with area homeless providing a wide range of services to them. One of his unique ministries is serving our local hospital as the designated Chaplain for the Mental Health Unit.
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Paul Northcut

Senior Chaplain, Founder
Paul started his pastoral ministry in 1978. He is the founder and Senior Chaplain of C&SM. Paul has been in Chaplaincy Ministry in the Arkansas River Valley area since 1987. He has also served as a Disaster Response Chaplain all over the United States.
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Jill Perdue

Chaplain
Jill also serves in Johnson Co. as a Chaplain to the Emergency Service Agencies. She has been in Pastoral ministry for many years. Jill is also involved in many outreaches to the community at large.
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Larry Pyle

Chaplain
He has been in pastoral ministry for more than 4 decades. He started his Chaplaincy ministry with the Westminster, CA Police Dept. He is now serving with the Pope County Sheriff’s Office.
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Mike Sawyer

On-Call Chaplain, Johnson County
Mike is the Pastor of Ozone AR Baptist Church. He serves as a C&SM Chaplain to all the local First Responders and the community in general. Mike is the on-call Chaplain in Northern Johnson Co.
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Raul Torres

Hispanic Chaplain
Raul is our Hispanic Chaplain, which is so important in our area. He is also the Director of Main Street Mission in Rsvl. And he is Pastor of a Spanish congregation in Dardanelle AR.

In addition to these Emergency Services Chaplains we have many others that we have trained as Community Chaplains that serve in a wide range of ministries. You can check out the Community Chaplains of Arkansas website at: https://ccoark.org/