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From the Treasurer, March 2016 – Roy Fite

Greetings Brothers and Sisters in Christ! Financially, 2015 was an improvement over the previous year when contributions were $6,000 less than our budget. Contributions were $2,000 short of budget this past year. Praise be to God, we were able to … Continue reading

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Prison Fellowship Update – Jim Kreider

We continue to hold a separate Chapel Service each Monday night for Medium Security and Minimum Security.  I am very grateful for volunteers who share God’s life, light and love in these services. We take turns giving the Gospel message … Continue reading

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The Opera Ain’t Over ’til the Fat Lady Sings – Dan Turley

The title is a quip often heard when one wants to deliver the message that there is still more to come.  For us in prison ministry, the fat lady never sings.  We will rarely see the end result of our … Continue reading

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Whiter Than Snow, Yes, Whiter Than Snow – Vernon Myers

“Enough of the white stuff.” Really!? I always like “one big snow” but also realize I don’t “have to” get out in the snow as some must do. A big snow is not a lot of extra work for me … Continue reading

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Let It Go!!! It’s Not Your Department – Chaplain Lil

“Let It Go!!! It’s not your department.” This is the lesson the Lord has been teaching me…again.  You see, I’m a natural worrier and perfectionist. I want everything done ahead of time. I want everyone to be happy. I want … Continue reading

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Old vs. New Wineskins – Chaplain Peter

Usually fellowship sessions in the prison are devoted to learning of the saving grace of Jesus Christ and how to apply the truths of the Bible for an effective change of life. The inmates have been diligent in their attendance … Continue reading

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How You Can Help – Phil Taylor

Three years ago, OMI volunteer and board member Rick Chiavetta enabled our ministry to enter the 21st Century with the creation of our website, www.OnesimusMinistries.org (and he’s graciously paid the renewal fees for the site). Now we’re attempting to be … Continue reading

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From the Treasurer, November 2015 – Roy Fite

Greetings! I would like to express my deepest gratitude to Chaplains Peter & Lil as well as all who faithfully support them, for their commitment to bring the Good News of the Gospel to the Men and Women of Chester … Continue reading

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Prison Fellowship – Jim Kreider

As I write this article, Thanksgiving is about a month away. By that date we will have completed 37 years of Prison Fellowship meetings in Chester County Prison. As I look back over the years I am very grateful that … Continue reading

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November 2015 Jottings – Chaplain Lil

Have you ever found yourself in the midst of Challenges within your life, or in your family, or work? Challenges are very familiar to God. We are immersed in challenges in our daily lives. When knocking on the door for … Continue reading

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