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From The Treasurer, April 2017 – Roy Fite

Dear Friends, We greatly need your prayers and support in order for this Ministry to continue to meet the financial commitment to our Chaplains. In 2016 we received almost $9,000 less than the amount of support needed for Peter & Lil. At this … Continue reading

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Prison Fellowship – Jim Kreider

We continue to be grateful for the privilege of sharing the Good News of Jesus in Chester County Prison on Monday evenings. Our total attendance of the two services varies from thirty to forty. We have prayer time with the men, sing together, share … Continue reading

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Learning to Wait upon the Lord – Chaplain Lil

Isaiah 40:31 For those who wait upon the Lord, they shall renew their strength. They shall mount up with wings as eagles, they shall run and not grow weary, they shall walk and not grow faint. In this passage of Scripture, which I am sure … Continue reading

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Ground Zero – Chaplain Peter

Ground zero, words that conjure up visions of destruction, mayhem and death for many individuals. You may first think of 9-11 in New York or the bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma. Maybe you think of the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Standing Solidly Still when the World Is Spinning in Chaos and Confusion – Vernon Myers

Is it true, or does it just seem that way? It seems our communities and nation are “swirling in a whirl pool” of chaos and confusion. Is it not an understatement to say the past year with the intensity of the political … Continue reading

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Wise Words from Dad – Chaplain Lil

“If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” These were wise words both my sister and I heard from our father countless times growing up. This is a life principle that was birthed from Scripture. … Continue reading

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Dysfunction – Phil Taylor

Chaplains Peter and Lil Have a Difficult Task To Do. In their quest to minister to the men and women in Chester County Prison and to bring them the Good News of Jesus Christ, Peter Roomet and Lil Anthony are … Continue reading

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Sand and Stone – Chaplain Peter

A story tells that two friends were walking through the desert.  During some point of the journey, they had an argument, and one friend slapped the other one in the face.  The one who got slapped was hurt, but without … Continue reading

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Treasurer Update, November 2016 – Roy Fite

Greetings! I want to thank the many faithful who have graciously supported Onesimus over the last Thirty-Seven years.  I ask for you to pray that more individuals and congregations are made aware of our mission to ensure that the men … Continue reading

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Monday Night Fellowship – Jim Kreider

During the week of Thanksgiving this year we will celebrate 38 years of Prison Fellowship in Chester Co Prison.  We are grateful for the opportunity to share the Good News of Jesus on Monday nights during two services in the Prison Chapel.  … Continue reading

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