Figure 3-2.Bakony/choir chior at the U.S. Naval Academy. NOTE Choral groups composed of service
personnel and their dependents often provide choral and organ music for divine services and other
CRP activities. Instructions for RPs regarding the establishment and maintenance of a religious
music library to support these activities are contained within Appendix A of this module.
Altar.The altar is a table upon which Eucharistic elements may be consecrated by the
chaplain and an area which can serve as a focal point for the worship ritual.
Ark.The ark is a repository for the Jewish Torah Scrolls. Traditionally, it is a cabinet-type
closet set in or against the wall of the CRP facility. NOTE: See Preparation for Jewish Divine
Services Ashore for further information.
Pulpit.The pulpit* is used by chaplains for preaching or conducting worship services.
* NOTE: The area where the pulpit is placed may be referred to by Jewish personnel and
chaplains as the bema or by Islamic personnel as the mimbar.