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Prison Ministry Prayer Requests for this week – 1/29/24

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It’s an exciting time in prison ministry at Chester County Prison.  Our 6 new volunteers are being incorporated into the preaching rotation – they are raring to go, and we welcome the opportunity to hear … Continue reading

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Prison Ministry Prayer Requests for this week – 1/22/24

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, With the Eagle’s season in the history books, we seem to have a few more takers for Monday night services.  We are always thankful for whoever God may call to come to the worship services.  … Continue reading

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Prison Ministry Prayer Requests for this week – 1/15/24

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Last night, the weather outside was frightful, but the Spirit inside delightful.  Once again, prison ministry volunteers demonstrated how much they care about inmates by braving dangerous conditions to share the love of Christ with … Continue reading

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Prison Ministry Prayer Requests for this week – 1/8/24

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, A new year is often seen as a chance to start fresh or incorporate some new habits.  Prisoners see little change in their daily routine just because the calendar turned over. It’s into this gloom … Continue reading

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Prison Ministry Prayer Requests for this week – 1/1/24

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, HAPPY NEW YEAR to one and all!  There was an air of hope with the inmates last night as we wished each one a Happy New Year as they entered the chapel.  Perhaps they felt … Continue reading

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Prison Ministry Prayer Requests for this week – 12/25/23

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, If you were fortunate enough to attend the annual Onesimus banquet back in October, you would have heard the testimony of former inmate Pete Zandona on how meaningful it was to him personally when volunteers … Continue reading

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Prison Ministry Prayer Requests for this week – 12/18/23

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It never fails to amaze me, especially as we approach holidays, how so many men in prison pray first for their families, then the other inmates, and lastly for themselves.  It goes against human nature … Continue reading

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Prison Ministry Prayer Requests for this week – 12/11/23

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As we enter this holiday season, there is a heaviness evident among inmates thinking about friends and family getting together to celebrate and they can’t be part of it.  They obviously don’t want to spend … Continue reading

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Prison Ministry Prayer Requests for this week – 12/04/23

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Have you ever heard someone ask “if you’ve already read the Bible, why do you keep reading it over and over?”  I know for me personally, I often catch things on subsequent readings of a … Continue reading

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Prison Ministry Prayer Requests for this week – 11/27/23

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We tried something very interesting (and new to all of us) in the first service at the prison last night.  You see, we have 4 or 5 Hispanic inmates who come out to the service … Continue reading

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