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Monday Night Prison Fellowship – Jim Kreider

The writer of book of Hebrews says in Chapter 13, verse 3A: “Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoner.” That is what we do, especially on Monday nights. We celebrate and thank God for this ministry … Continue reading

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From the Treasurer, November 2017 – Roy Fite

Greetings Friends! I ask that you take the time to pause & reflect (Selah) upon how our gracious and loving God has enabled Onesimus for almost forty years to serve thousands of men & women desperately in need of His … Continue reading

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Expecting God’s Best and Not Settling for Less – Chaplain Lil

I’m wondering how many people start out with having thoughts of doing something completely different in life then something happens and they are thrown somewhat of a curveball. We all have a choice to listen to the Lord but sometimes … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Ask God for the Next Chaplain – Vernon Myers

There is good reason for all the friends of Onesimus Ministries to offer a heart full of thanksgiving and praise for God’s faithfulness for the past 39 years at Chester County Prison. God gave Doug Burnette the desire to “go … Continue reading

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The Lighthouse Keeper is Moving On – Chaplain Peter

The lighthouse is a tall permanent tower or other structure with a powerful light that gives a continuous or intermittent signal; a signal for guiding navigators of seafaring vessels around dangerous rocky shores or to the entrance of a safe … Continue reading

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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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