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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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From the Treasurer, Spring 2018 – Roy Fite

God has shown himself faithful for the past 40 years. Not too much, never too late, just in time, God has supplied the needs of this ministry. As we make a transition from Peter to Heinrich we pray God will … Continue reading

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From The Chairman – Vernon Myers

2018 is a transition year as we welcome the next chaplain to serve at Chester County Prison. Peter is retiring after 27 years of ministry at CCP. He and Theresa are making a move to their beloved new home in Lewes, Delaware. As we … Continue reading

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Monday Night Fellowship – Jim Kreider

We are in our 40th year of Prison Fellowship in Chester County Prison. We continue to hold two services each Monday night – one for medium security and one for minimum security. Total attendance of both services is about 40 … Continue reading

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An Honor and a Privilege – Chaplain Lil

Serving as the women’s chaplain these past 20 plus years has been, and continues to be, an honor and privilege to serve the inmates as if I am serving our Lord. One of my greatest joys is watching the women grow in their walk with Christ … Continue reading

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The Passing of the Mantle – Chaplain Peter

Greetings to all of the Partners of Onesimus Ministries. It is with a joyful, yet sad, heart I send you my last message as the Pastoral Chaplain of Chester County Prison. Twenty-seven years have passed since I first walked through the doors of Chester … Continue reading

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