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Chaplain’s First Jottings – Rhonda Soland

Hello, I am so pleased to be able to introduce myself as the new chaplain for the females at Chester County Prison. I am deeply humbled and amazed at what God has done in bringing me to this position and … Continue reading

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Monday Night Fellowship – Vernon Myers

With Jim Kreider’s retirement after forty years of spending Monday evenings at CCP, we wondered who the Lord would bring to carry on the leadership of Monday Night Fellowship. We are grateful God has brought to us Andy Duncan. Andy … Continue reading

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From the Treasurer, Spring 2019 – Roy Fite

Greetings Brothers and Sisters! Your prayers for continued support of our Chaplains are so appreciated. We thank God for our Church partners and faithful donors who ensured Peter, Heinrich & Lil were well cared for financially in 2018, as they … Continue reading

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Chaplain Jottings – Heinrich Botes

While some recognize it as the legendary April’s Fool Day, April 1 will forever be the anniversary of my first day as Assistant Chaplain at Chester County Prison. I have been in many ways challenged, stretched during these past 12 … Continue reading

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From the Chairman – Vernon Myers

Welcome, Friends of Onesimus. Welcome to the Lenten season—a time of walking with Jesus to the cross. In a few weeks we will celebrate Resurrection Sunday when the living Christ brings life out of death, hope out of despair, joy … Continue reading

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From The Treasurer, Fall 2018 – Roy Fite

We will have to excuse Roy from giving us his report for this issue. Congratulations are in order for Roy Fite and Becky Benedict who were married on October 27, 2018. So since he and Becky are on their honeymoon, I … Continue reading

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Monday Night Fellowship – Jim Kreider

This year on November 19th we will celebrate 40 years of Prison Fellowship’s Chapel Services in Chester County Prison. God has been faithful in providing willing volunteers for the past 40 years to participate in worship with the inmates. We continue to hold two … Continue reading

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My Last Jottings – Lillian Anthony

Dear Friends, It is hard to believe after 26 years this will be my last Jottings.  This past August I informed the board of my intention to retire at the end of 2018. These past years have been filled with learning, joy, victories and … Continue reading

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The Honeymoon is Over? – Heinrich Botes

Jeremiah 23: 21 – 24 21“I did not send these prophets, but they ran. I did not speak to them, but they prophesied. 22“But if they had stood in My council, then they would have announced My words to My people, and would … Continue reading

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From The Chairman – Vernon Myers

One of the certainties in life is “things are always changing.” 2018 has been a year of changes for Onesimus. It is gratifying to know that in the “seasons of change” we hold onto a Heavenly Father who “changes not.” His mercy and … Continue reading

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