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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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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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