Plug into Prayer

The AFCU is essentially a prayer union and has been so since its inception in 1851 as the Army Prayer Union.


Apply online to join the AFCU as a Serving Member, Associate Member or an Upholder Member.

AFCU Events

The AFCU run many events throughout the year including teaching, activity and youth events. In fact there is something for everyone!

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The Union is financed by voluntary contributions. If you would like to support us please click the above link.



The Armed Forces' Christian Union is a British military fellowship for all three Services. We serve and support all members of the UK Armed Forces, particularly in prayer.

Do browse our site for more information. We'd be pleased to hear from you at any time, so if you have more questions or would like to talk, please e-mail or call 01252 311221.

Who Else?

We are just one of a number of UK Military Christian Organisations and Chaplaincies which support and encourage those who serve within our Armed Forces, and their families. You can link to many of the others by visiting


Are you currently deployed?

Some personal words of encouragement from your friends in the UK »

If you are going to be deployed, drop us a line and we may be able to put you in touch with other Christians deployed to the same location or area. We would also like to put you on the ops prayer list and pray for you regularly in the office

Weekly Word Workout

Click here for our weekly feature from Martin Riddall - a thought for the week based around Johns Gospel.

Members Only Area

Members can access this area of the web site by entering a Username and Password.

Change of Details

Please click here if you have a change of details and you want to continue to receive news from the AFCU.

Contact Magazine

Summer 2015

Latest Copy out now

Features: Finding God in an ISO - 'Promised Land'-for soldier rehab


OMG was produced by Clive Langmead of Langmedia, an AFCU member, in conjunction with CVM and is available on Vimeo.

AFCU Mobile App

The AFCU App is available to download now for all popular mobile devices.

This App is the definitive way to keep in touch with what is going on in the AFCU. You can now stay up-to-date anywhere in the world, on Ops or Exercise via Facebook, Twitter or e-mail. If you've just been posted let us know your new details and then call your AFCU Local Contact to find out what's on in the local area direct from the App - You can even download the members list so you have all your mates details at hand all the time. What's more, with 24/7 prayer support at your fingertips you will never be on a Wing and a Prayer alone again.

Packed with all our resources, you can keep yourself spiritually fed whether at home or in a HESCO shelter and now that our events booking system links straight into your phone's diary you'll never miss you favorite AFCU weekend away again.





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