September 20, 2012

JAIL-MAIL--1-Day Seminar; Chaplains Training Academy (Week 2)


(Scroll down for CHAPLAIN'S TRAINING ACADEMY information.)


                                                               A Division of Wayside Cross Ministries

  September 20, 2012                              215 E. New York St., Aurora IL 60505


One-Day Seminar

Jail & Prison Ministry Training 

October 20, 2012, 9 AM - 3:30 PM,

at Wayside Cross Ministries, 215 East New York Street, Aurora IL 60505


(A freewill offering will be received)


And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another - and all the more as you see the Day approaching!       - Hebrews 10:24-25


To view the One-Day Seminar Program, click here.




(And allow God to use you to encourage others by your presence!)


Rev. Rich Hines will present:

Teaching Inmates Biblical Work Ethics, Part 1

Teaching Inmates Biblical Work Ethics, Part 2

The Sin of Ethnic Hatred

Dealing with Prison Rape - Homosexuality


Certificates of Attendance will be presented







We want to make sure we have enough materials on hand, especially enough food for your FREE lunch and Certificates of Attendance!  


To register for the One-Day Seminar, please email 




"WEEK 2"

Chaplains Training Academy

October 16 - 20, 2012

(Week 1 is NOT a "prerequisite")


ON APRIL 24th - 28th, we hosted WEEK 1 of the CHAPLAINS TRAINING ACADEMY.  It was attended by 13.  (WEEK 1 is planned to be repeated next year.)

THIS OCTOBER 16th - 20th, we'll host WEEK 2.  Subjects to be covered are:  Biblical Counseling, Evangelism, Inmate Culture and the Word, and Working With and Developing Volunteers.


The Chaplains Training Academy will be held Tuesday - Friday, October 16 - 19, 6 - 10 PM, at New Covenant Bible Church, 4N780 Randall Road, St. Charles IL, and Saturday, October 20, 9 AM - 3:30 PM at Wayside Cross Ministries, in Aurora.  The Tues-Fri sessions are restricted to "paid registrants."  The Saturday session (in Aurora) is free, open to the public.

To view the C.T.A. schedule for Oct. 16 - 20, click here.


Chaplain's Training Academy
Classes and Venues

• Biblical Preaching and Teaching       • Working With Corrections Staff

• Evangelism                                   • Marriage and Divorce

• Pastoring Inmates                           • Inmate Culture and The Word

• Biblical Worship                              • Submission To Authority

• Biblical Counseling                       • Giving Death Notifications

• Working with and Developing Volunteers 

· Santa Clarita, California - at The Master's College

· Orlando, Florida – at Faith Baptist Church

· St. Charles, Illinois - at New Covenant Bible Church

· Johnson City, New York - at Davis College

· Winston-Salem, N. Carolina - at Twin City Bible Church

· Snohomish, Washington - at Emmanuel Baptist Church 

Classes in bold will be covered in the St. Charles CTA week, Oct. 16 -20.

To view more C.T.A. information, click here.


What To Bring: Bible, teachable spirit, and for those needing housing, one suitcase and other personal provisions.  (We have elegant complimentary housing available.)


Cost for the CTA:  For the Illinois training session, we have a discounted rate of $90 plus the cost of textbooks.  A $50 deposit is necessary to register. This deposit will be held until you are accepted into the course, in which case it will go toward the first session's fee.   If your application is not accepted, the $50 will be returned.  

For more information, or to register for the CTA, please contact Chaplain Rich at (360)722-2429, or You may also visit for an application. All applications will be prayerfully considered on a first come first served basis. There will be an initial application fee of $50.  

                                (Please do not email Chaplain Tom with CTA registrations.)



Please consider donating

to keep this ministry "in the black."

Click here!

Select "New Life Corrections"




Dr. Gene Getz (Measure of a Man) will be the Keynote Speaker at our ANNUAL BANQUET

(our only fund-raising event)

Saturday, November 3rd, 6:30 PM

at Village Bible Church, in Sugar Grove


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