Greetings to all SOCPM prayer partners;
I hope you all had a joyful and blessed Christmas with family and lived ones. Thank you for your on going prayer support.
SOCPM Praise and Prayer Requests December 26, 2011
Samuel T. a SOCPM student of Life Institute program Fall 2010 has completed parole and has had his sentence Discharged.
Lawrence J. a SOCPM student of Life Institute program Fall 2010 has completed parole and has had his sentence Discharged.
Rodney J. SOCPM’s Malachi Dad graduate 2010/2011 was paroled.
An average of 90+% attendance at Sheridan in Renewing Fatherhood and Discipleship 101
Safe travels and a successful seminar in a volunteer capacity with New Life Corrections’ instruction of ‘Transforming Incarcerated Dads’ to 30 dads at Jacksonville Correctional Center in early December.
My church Redeemer Fellowship has allocated $500 towards prison ministry for the 2012 budget.
The students in ‘Renewing Fatherhood’ are not getting their passes to attend class. The past two weeks attendance has suffered. Last week none were issued a call to the Assistant Warden of Programs was necessary to get passes issued so at least a few could attend. Please pray that the staff of Dixon will be more diligent in seeing the passes are distributed.
New Life Corrections’ road trip for fatherhood seminar January 8-10 at Vandalia Correctional Center; Because of personal family commitments I will not be able to participate but please pray for traveling mercies, God glorifying teachings & open and softened hearts of the fathers. Also pray for additional volunteers for future New Life Corrections Fatherhood seminars.
Wisdom in choosing and developing curriculum for a new class planned for Fall 2012. The class will focus on teaching the students how to interpret the Bible, and fruitful daily Bible study/devotion and prayer.
Pray for last year Malachi Dad graduate Rodney J. who was recently paroled. Pray for, housing in healthy environment, reconciliation with family, finding a solid Bible based church family, a Christian mentor and eventual employment.
SOCPM is in urgent need of additional reoccurring monthly support to cover expenses. Currently, monthly expenses are averaging $650. Reoccurring monthly support is $205. Thankfully one-time gifts have been a blessing in off setting some of these expenses and have reduced the need to be paid from personal finances. Please pray that God will bring forth more ministry partners who can give monthly.
Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord;
Soldiers of Christ Prison Ministries™
P. O. Box 671
Cortland, IL 60112-0671