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2nd Quarter 2019 Report

 0 men entered transition program; 0 men left the program

  • 3 baptized at Lawtey CI; 2 baptized Liberty CI; 1 RMC West
  • Worship Service Continues on 4th Sunday at Liberty CI – 15 men attending

 

 Lawtey Correctional

  • Mentoring and Small Group Bible Study on Thursday night; conducted with other men from several congregations in the area; inmate attendance 30-50 with 4 mentors participating. I am currently working with a group of about 10 men. We are now studying John.
  • Worship Service on Sunday afternoon; conducted with members from several local congregations; singing, praying, Lord’s Supper and Preaching/Teaching; I rotate preaching with other brothers; Christian inmates have been bringing some lessons, and regularly participate in the service; inmate attendance 50-100 with 3-7 volunteers participating.
  • One-on-one Bible Study and Counseling every Wednesday and Friday.

RMC West

  • Wednesday Morning one-on-one studies.
  • Wednesday Afternoon Re-Entry Class – 8 men, all are candidates for the transition program
  • Thursday Morning class on the commands of Christ – PAL Program – 60 men. 

Liberty CI

  • 4th Sunday Morning Worship Service – 15 men and 2-3 other volunteers attending
  • Twice monthly one-on-one Visits with about 14 men 

Baker CI, RMC Main, RMC Work Camp, UCI, etc.

  • “Spiritual Advisor” Visits with members of the church and other men I have worked with at other institutions, are interested in the transition program or have been taking correspondence courses. I typically meet with men at these institutions as requested or able.   

Bible Correspondence Courses

  • I am working with about 7 men from prisons who are taking correspondence courses. I try to meet with these men as they desire, or their studies warrant. 

Transition House

  • 4 men are currently living at the transition houses. All are doing well.
  • Sunday afternoon Counseling with men in the program.
  • Monday night Class at Transition House – Sexual Idolatry – 10+ attending

4th Quarter 2018 Report

Highlights:

    • 2 men entered transition program; 2 graduated from the program
    • 12 baptized, 6 – Lawtey CI; 2 – Liberty CI; 1 – Baker CI; 2 – RMC West; 1 – NWFRC
    • Worship Service Continues on 4th Sunday at Liberty CI – 14 men attending
    •  • Conflict Resolution Class started at Lawtey CI -15 men attending

Summary of Activities:

Lawtey Correctional

  • Mentoring and Small Group Bible Study on Thursday night; conducted with other men from several congregations in the area; inmate attendance 50-70 with 5 mentors participating. I am currently working with a group of about 15 men. We are now studying Jeremiah.
  • Worship Service on Sunday afternoon; conducted with members from several local congregations; singing, praying, Lord’s Supper and Preaching/Teaching; I rotate preaching with other brothers; Christian inmates have been bringing some lessons, and regularly participate in the service; inmate attendance 50-100 with 3- 7 volunteers participating.
  • Tuesday Night Class – Authentic Manhood continues – 20 men attending
  • Friday Morning class – Spiritual Revolution by Paul Earnhart– 16 men completed.
  • One on One Bible Study and Counseling every Wednesday and Friday.

RMC West

  • Wednesday Afternoon Re-Entry Class – Mind Your King – 7 men attending
  • Thursday Morning class on the commands of Christ – PAL Program – 60 men attending.

Liberty CI

  • 4th Sunday Morning Worship Service – 14 men and 2-3 other volunteers attending

Baker CI, RMC Main, etc.

  • “Spiritual Advisor” Visits with members of the church and other men I have worked with at other institutions, are interested in the transition program or have been taking correspondence courses. I typically meet with men at these institutions as requested or able.

Bible Correspondence Courses

  • I am working with about 7 men from prisons who are taking correspondence courses. I try to meet with these men as they desire, or their studies warrant.
  • Transition House
  • 6 men are currently living at the transition houses. Two men joined the program this quarter, two graduated.
  • Bible Study and Counseling on Monday nights. I am teaching a class on Thinking Errors.

 

 

3rd Quarter 2018 Report

Highlights:

    • 2 men entered transition program, 1 man left; 2 men coming next quarter
    • 3 baptized at Lawtey CI; 4 baptized Liberty CI; 1 baptized Baker CI; 1 RMC West
    • Worship Service Continues on 4th Sunday at Liberty CI – 11 men attending         
    • Mind Your King by Doy Moyer Class started at RMC West – 6 men attending

Summary of Activities:

Lawtey Correctional

  • Mentoring and Small Group Bible Study on Thursday night; conducted with other men from several congregations in the area; inmate attendance 50-70 with 5 mentors participating. I am currently working with a group of about 15 men. We are now studying Jeremiah.
  • Worship Service on Sunday afternoon; conducted with members from several local congregations; singing, praying, Lord’s Supper and Preaching/Teaching; I rotate preaching with other brothers; Christian inmates have been bringing some lessons, and regularly participate in the service; inmate attendance 50-100 with 3-7 volunteers participating.
  • Tuesday Night Class – Authentic Manhood continues – 25 men attending
  • Friday Morning class – Spiritual Revolution by Paul Earnhart– 16 men.
  • One on One Bible Study and Counseling every Wednesday and Friday.

RMC West

  • Wednesday Afternoon Re-Entry Class – 6 men all are candidates for the transition program
  • Thursday Morning class on the commands of Christ – PAL Program – 60 men.

Liberty CI

  • 4th Sunday Morning Worship Service – 11 men and 2 other volunteers attending

Baker CI, Franklin CI, RMC Main, Graceville CF, NWFRC, etc.

  • “Spiritual Advisor” Visits with members of the church and other men I have worked with at other institutions, are interested in the transition program or have been taking correspondence courses. I typically meet with men at these institutions as requested or able.
  • Bible Correspondence Courses
    • I am working with about 7 men from prisons who are taking correspondence courses. I try to meet with these men as they desire, or their studies warrant.

    Transition House

     

    • 5 men are currently living at the transition houses. Two men joined the program this quarter, one was removed.
    • Bible Study and Counseling on Monday nights. I am teaching a class on Thinking Errors.

     

 

 

2nd Quarter 2018 Report

  • 3 men entered transition program, 1 man left; 1 man coming next quarter
  • 8 baptized at Lawtey CI; 2 baptized Liberty CI
  • Worship Service Continues on 4th Sunday at Liberty CI – 11 men attending
  • • 3 men baptized at RMC West from PAL Program
  • New Authentic Manhood Class started at Lawtey – 25 men attending Summary of Activities:
  • Lawtey Correctional
  • • Mentoring and Small Group Bible Study on Thursday night; conducted with other men from several congregations in the area; inmate attendance 50-70 with 5 mentors participating. I am currently working with a group of about 15 men. We are now studying Jeremiah.
  • • Worship Service on Sunday afternoon; conducted with members from several local congregations; singing, praying, Lord’s Supper and Preaching/Teaching; I rotate preaching with other brothers; Christian inmates have been bringing some lessons, and regularly participate in the service; inmate attendance 50-100 with 3-10 volunteers participating.
  • • Tuesday Night Class – Authentic Manhood started – 25 men attending
  • • Friday Morning class – Spiritual Revolution by Paul Earnhart– 16 men.
  • • One on One Bible Study and Counseling every Wednesday and Friday. RMC West
  • • Wednesday Afternoon Re-Entry Class – 6 men all are candidates for the transition program
  • • Thursday Morning class on the commands of Christ – PAL Program – 60 men. Liberty CI
  • • 4th Sunday Morning Worship Service – 11 men and 2 other volunteers attending
  • • 2 baptized Baker CI, Jefferson CI, RMC Main, etc.
  • • “Spiritual Advisor” Visits with members of the church and other men I have worked with at other institutions, are interested in the transition program or have been taking correspondence courses. I typically meet with men at these institutions as requested or able. Bible Correspondence Courses
  • • I am working with about 10 men from prisons who are taking correspondence courses. I try to meet with these men as they desire, or their studies warrant. Transition House
  • • 6 men are currently living at the transition houses. Three men joined the program this quarter, two were removed.
  • • Bible Study and Counseling

 

 

1st Quarter 2018 Report

Highlights:

  • 2 men entered transition program, 1 man left; 2 men coming next quarter
  • 8 baptized at Lawtey CI; 1 baptized Liberty CI
  • Began Worship Service on 4th Sunday at Liberty CI. 7 men attending
  • Started Friday Morning Class at Lawtey – Spiritual Revolution – 16 men attending.
  • Started Bible Study at Dinsmore Work Release Center
  • Started Thursday Morning Class at RMC West PAL Program – Commands of Christ. About 60 men attending. Summary of Activities:
  • Lawtey Correctional
  • • Mentoring and Small Group Bible Study on Thursday night; conducted with other men from several congregations in the area; inmate attendance 50-70 with 5 mentors participating. I am currently working with a group of about 15 men. We are now studying The Psalms.
  • • Worship Service on Sunday afternoon; conducted with members from several local congregations; singing, praying, Lord’s Supper and Preaching/Teaching; I rotate preaching with other brothers; Christian inmates have been bringing some lessons, and regularly participate in the service; inmate attendance 50-100 with 3- 10 volunteers participating.
  • • Thursday Morning class on Mind Your King – Concluded
  • • Friday Morning class – Spiritual Revolution by Paul Earnhart– 16 men.
  • • One on One Bible Study and Counseling every Wednesday and Friday. RMC West
  • • Wednesday Afternoon Re-Entry Class – 6 men all are candidates for the transition program
  • • Thursday Morning class on the commands of Christ – PAL Program – 60 men. Liberty CI, Baker CI, Suwannee CI, Mayo CI, Avon Park, etc. • “Spiritual Advisor” Visits with members of the church and other men I have worked with at other institutions, are interested in the transition program or have been taking correspondence courses. I typically meet with men at these institutions as requested or able.
  • Bible Correspondence Courses
  • • I am working with about 10 men from prisons who are taking correspondence courses. I try to meet with these men as they desire, or their studies warrant. Transition House
  • • 5 men are currently living at the transition houses. Two men joined the program this quarter, one was removed, and one moved out to his own place.
  • Bible Study and Counseling on Monday nights. I am teaching a class on Thinking Errors.

 

 

 

4th Quarter 2017 Report 

Highlights:

  • 1 men entered transition program; 3 men coming next quarter
  • 2 baptized at Lawtey CI; 2 baptized Liberty CI
  • Completed Victim Impact Class at Lawtey – 24 men graduated
  • Completed Conflict Resolution Class at Baker Re- Entry – 3 men graduated.

 

  • Summary of Activities:

 Lawtey Correctional

  • Mentoring and Small Group Bible Study on Thursday night; conducted with other men from several congregations in the area; inmate attendance 50-70 with 5 mentors participating. I am currently working with a group of about 15 men. We are now studying The Psalms.
  • Worship Service on Sunday afternoon; conducted with members from several local congregations; singing, praying, Lord’s Supper and Preaching/Teaching; I rotate preaching with other brothers; Christian inmates have been bringing some lessons, and regularly participate in the service; inmate attendance 40-80 with 3-10 volunteers participating.
  • Tuesday Night Victim Impact Class Ended – 24 Graduated
  • Thursday Morning class on Mind Your King – 12 men attending
  • Wednesday Morning class on Acts – 5 men.
  • One on One Bible Study and Counseling every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

RMC West

  • Wednesday Afternoon Re- Entry Class – 6 men all are candidates for the transition program

 Liberty CI, Baker CI, Suwannee CI, etc.

  • “Spiritual Advisor” Visits with members of the church and other men I have worked with at other institutions, are interested in the transition program or have been taking correspondence courses. I typically meet with men at these institutions as requested or able. I am not doing regular visits to RMC West.

 

 Bible Correspondence Courses

  • I am working with about 10 men from prisons who are taking correspondence courses. I try to meet with these men as they desire, or their studies warrant. 

Transition House

  • 4 men are currently living at the transition houses. Three are currently in the program. One man joined the program this quarter, one violated his probation and was incarcerated.
  • Bible Study and Counseling on Monday nights.       I am teaching a class on Calvinism vs The Bible.

 

1st Quarter 2017 Report

Highlights:

    • 1 man entered transition program; 4 men coming next quarter
    • 5 baptized at Lawtey
  • • Began Study on the Psalms at Lawtey

 

    • Started Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace at Lawtey
  • • Quarterly Worship Service at RMC Main Unit

 

Summary of Activities:

Lawtey Correctional

    • Mentoring and Small Group Bible Study on Thursday night; conducted with other men from several congregations in the area; inmate attendance 70-100 with 5 mentors participating. I am currently working with a group of about 25 men. We completed a study of Acts and are now starting Psalms.
    • Worship Service on Sunday afternoon; conducted with members from several local congregations; singing, praying, Lord’s Supper and Preaching/Teaching; I rotate preaching with other brothers; Christian inmates have been bringing some lessons, and regularly participate in the service; inmate attendance 70-120 with 3-10 volunteers participating.
    • Tuesday night Financial Peace Class – 40 men.
    • Thursday Morning class on the Minor Prophets with eight brothers.
  • • Wednesday Morning class on Acts – five men.

 

  • One on One Bible Study and Counseling every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

RMC West, etc.

  • “Spiritual Advisor” Visits with members of the church and other men I have worked with at other institutions, are interested in the transition program or have been taking correspondence courses. I typically meet with men at these institutions as requested or able.

Bible Correspondence Courses

 I am working with about 10 men from prisons in my general area who are taking correspondence courses. I try to meet with these men as they desire, or their studies warrant. Barbara and Burney Leavitt continue to enroll and write to men and women that request courses.

Transition House –

4 men are currently living at the transition houses. Three are currently in the program. One man joined the program this quarter and two left. Four men will be joining us next quarter.

  • Bible Study and Counseling on Monday nights. Greg Whipple has been teaching a class dealing with our view of Money.

 

4th Quarter Report 2016

1 man entered transition program; 1 man coming next quarter; 2 were asked to leave the program

 5 baptized at Lawtey

  •  Began Study on the Psalms at Lawtey

 

  • Quarterly Worship Service at RMC Main Unit

Lawtey Correctional

    •  Mentoring and Small Group Bible Study on Thursday night; conducted with other men from several congregations in the area; inmate attendance 90-140 with 5 mentors participating. I am currently working with a group of about 25 men. We completed a study of Acts and are now starting Psalms.
    •  Worship Service on Sunday afternoon; conducted with members from several local congregations; singing, praying, Lord’s Supper and Preaching/Teaching; I rotate preaching with other brothers; Christian inmates have been bringing some lessons, and regularly participate in the service; inmate attendance 90-130 with 3-10 volunteers participating.
    • Tuesday night 12 Step class called Bridge Builders – 20 men.
    •  Thursday Morning class on the Minor Prophets with eight brothers.
  •  Wednesday Morning class on Acts – five men.

 

  • One on One Bible Study and Counseling every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

RMC West, etc.

  •  “Spiritual Advisor” Visits with members of the church and other men I have worked with at other institutions or have been taking correspondence courses. I typically meet with men at these institutions as requested or able.

Bible Correspondence Courses

 I am working with about 5 men from prisons in my general area who are taking correspondence courses. I try to meet with these men as they desire, or their studies warrant. Barbara and Burney Leavitt continue to enroll and write to men and women that request courses.

Transition House

  Six men are currently living at the transition houses. Five are currently in the program. One man joined the program this quarter and two left. One man will be joining us next quarter.

  • Bible Study on Monday nights. I am currently teaching the class on various topics centered around personal purity.

 

 

 

3rd Quarter 2016 Report 

Highlights:

     ·  2 men entered transition program; 1 man coming next quarter

  • 9 baptized
  • 3rd Annual West Florida trip completed – six prisons visited in 4 days
  • Quarterly Worship Service at RMC Main Unit

 

Summary of Activities:

Lawtey Correctional

  • Mentoring and Small Group Bible Study on Thursday night; conducted with other men from several congregations in the area; inmate attendance 90-140 with 4 mentors participating. I am currently working with a group of about 25 men. We are completing a study of Acts.
  • Worship Service on Sunday afternoon; conducted with members from several local congregations; singing, praying, Lord’s Supper and Preaching/Teaching; I rotate preaching with other brothers; Christian inmates have been bringing some lessons, and regularly participate in the service; inmate attendance 90-130 with 3- 10 volunteers participating.
  • Tuesday night 12 Step class called Bridge Builders – 20 men.
  • Thursday Morning class on the Minor Prophets with eight brothers.
  • Wednesday Morning class on Acts – five men.
  • One on One Bible Study and Counseling every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Wakulla CI, Walton CI, Madison CI, Blackwater CI, Jefferson CI, Liberty CI, RMC West, etc.

  • “Spiritual Advisor” Visits with members of the church and other men I have worked with at other institutions or have been taking correspondence courses. I typically meet with men at these institutions as requested or able.

Bible Correspondence Courses

  • I am working with about 5 men from prisons in my general area who are taking correspondence courses. I try to meet with these men as they desire, or their studies warrant. Barbara and Burney Leavitt continue to enroll and write to men and women that request courses.

Transition House

Seven men are currently living at the transition houses. Six are currently in the program. Two men joined the program his quarter and none left. 1 man will be joining us next quarter.

  • Bible Study on Monday nights. I am currently teaching the class on various topics centered around membership in the local church.

 

2nd Quarter 2016 Report

2 men entered transition program; 2 men coming next quarter
5 baptized – Lawtey

  • Conflict Resolution Class Graduated – 30 men
  • New Bridge Builders Class Started – 27 men

Summary of Activities:

Lawtey Correctional

  • Mentoring and Small Group Bible Study on Thursday night; conducted with other men from several congregations in the area; inmate attendance 90-140 with 4 mentors participating. I am currently working with a group of about 25 men. We are completing a study of
  • Worship Service on Sunday afternoon; conducted with members from several local congregations; singing, praying, Lord’s Supper and Preaching/Teaching; I rotate preaching with other brothers; Christian inmates have been bringing some lessons, and regularly participate in the service; inmate attendance 90-130 with 3- 10 volunteers
  • Tuesday night 12 Step class called Bridge Builders – 50
  • Thursday Morning class on the Minor Prophets with ten
  • Wednesday Morning class on Acts – 5
  • One on One Bible Study and Counseling every Wednesday, Thursday and Columbia Correctional, Union CI, RMC West, etc.
  • “Spiritual Advisor” Visits with members of the church and other men I have worked with at other institutions or have been taking correspondence courses. I typically meet with men at these institutions as requested or Bible Correspondence Courses
  • I am working with about 5 men from prisons and jails in my general area who are taking correspondence courses. I try to meet with these men as they desire, or their studies warrant. Barbara and Burney Leavitt continue to enroll and write to men and women that request.

Transition House

  • 5 men are currently living at our transition houses. Four are currently in the program. Two men left the program with bad circumstances this quarter. 1 man will be joining us next quarter.
  • Bible Study on Monday nights. I am currently teaching the class on various topics centered around our inherent value – In the Image of God.

 

1st Quarter 2016 Report Highlights:

  •  1 new man entered transition program; 2 men coming next quarter
  • 10 baptized – Lawtey    1 baptized – Madison CI
  • Quarterly Service at RMC Main – 40 men attended
  • New Conflict Resolution Class Started – 50 attending

Lawtey Correctional

  • Mentoring and Small Group Bible Study on Thursday night; conducted with other men from several congregations in the area; inmate attendance 90-140 with 3 mentors participating. I am currently working with a group of about 35 men. We are completing a study of
  • Worship Service on Sunday afternoon; conducted with members from several local congregations; singing, praying, Lord’s Supper and Preaching/Teaching; I rotate preaching with other brothers; Christian inmates have been bringing some lessons, and regularly participate in the service; inmate attendance 90-130 with 3- 10 volunteers
  • Tuesday night class on Conflict Resolution – 50
  • Thursday Morning class on the Minor Prophets with ten
  • Wednesday Morning class on Acts – 5
  • One on One Bible Study and Counseling every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Columbia Correctional, Madison CI, Baker CI, etc.

  • “Spiritual Advisor” Visits with members of the church and other men I have worked with at other institutions or have been taking correspondence courses. I typically meet with men at these institutions as requested or able.

Bible Correspondence Courses

  • I am working with about 5 men from prisons and jails in my general area who are taking correspondence courses. I try to meet with these men as they desire, or their studies warrant. Barbara and Burney Leavitt continue to enroll and write to men and women that request courses.

Transition House

  • 5 men are currently living at our transition houses. Four are currently in the program. Two men will be joining us next quarter.
  • Bible Study on Monday nights. One of the brothers from Middleburg, LJ Howell, is teaching on the Seven Churches from Revelation.

men. We are continuing a study on the book of Romans.

Worship Service on Sunday afternoon; conducted with members from several local congregations; singing, praying, Lord’s Supper and Preaching/Teaching; I typically preach two times per month; Christian inmates have been bringing some lessons, and regularly participate in the service; inmate attendance 80-130 with 3- 10 volunteers participating. Thursday Morning class at Lawtey on the book of Revelation with six brothers. One on One Bible Study and Counseling every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings. Union Correctional, RMC West, Baker CI, Cross City, etc.

“Spiritual Advisor” Visits with members of the church and other men I have worked with at other institutions or have been taking correspondence courses. I typically meet with men at these institutions as requested or able.Conducted worship services one Sunday at UCI filling in for Gary Wyder with about 20 men attending. Bible Correspondence Courses

I am working with about 10 men from prisons and jails in my general area who are taking correspondence courses. I try to meet with these men as they desire, or their studies warrant.Transition House

6 men are currently living at our transition houses. Four are currently in the program. Three men will be joining us next quarter. We just completed a weekend long repair project at T2 from water damage done to the floor and a leaking door. We spent about $1,000 on the repairs.Funding

Please continue to consider helping us by donating money, vehicles, etc. to share in the work with us. Donations are down considerably from last year 


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