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Reach the Forgotten Jail Ministry

Ministry Description
Reach the Forgotten Jail Ministry brings the healing powers of Jesus Christ to those incarcerated in Michigan county jails. Currently serving in 34 Michigan county jails by providing chaplains at each site; coordinating volunteers (1,800+); and facilitating all spiritual programs, such as church services, Bible studies, and Christian mentoring.
Ministry Details
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Founded: 1966
Tel: (616) 784-4620
Top Leader: Rev. Nate DeWard
Donor Contact: Rev. Nate DeWard
Member Since: August 8, 2014
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Ministry Sectors & Types
Ministry Sectors
  • Family
  • Media
  • Ministry
  • Missions
  • Other
  • Ministry Types
  • Prison and Post-Prison Ministry (primary)
  • Bible Distribution
  • Bible Study and Engagement
  • Bible Training
  • Chaplaincy
  • Counseling
  • Discipleship
  • Men's Ministry
  • Prayer
  • Women's Ministry
  • Other Names Under Which Funds May Be Raised