ReTURNing Hearts Reentry Training Sessions 2020

ReTURNing Hearts Reentry Training (RHT) is compulsory for all new religious volunteers or volunteers who had to reapply after their security clearance expired. RHT provides an overview of prison and reentry ministry in Chester County with a special emphasis on mentoring inmates during incarceration and after their release. Attending this opportunity will help new and […]

Reentry Resources

We are constantly striving to effectively connect the needs of inmates with “fresh” and relevant resources prior/after their release. We realize that hard copy resource manuals are ”Old School”, cumbersome, impractical and almost outdated on the very day they are “released”. We understand that inmates (and their mentors) prefer “something instant” on their smart phones/computers/tablets […]

Don Hayes – Desperate for God

Donald Hayes, Pastor at Oakland Baptist Church and Assistant-Chief of the Alexandria Police Department in Virginia, preached at Camp at Old Mill in Pennsylvania on Sunday, July 28, 2019. The title of the sermon was “Desperate for God”. He preached this message as part of the Fourth Sunday Sermon Series. Click on this link to […]

2020 Fourth Sunday Night Solemn Assembly Series

Fourth Sunday Night Solemn Assemblies will once again be gathered with every desire for solemn and meaningful attentiveness to the glory of God and timely exhortations from God’s ‘timeless’ Word. These meetings are also special opportunities for friends and supporters of County Corrections Gospel Mission to meet at Camp at Old Mill on the fourth […]

CCGM Receives Great Commission Award

We are grateful to the Lord to announce that County Corrections Gospel Mission received the “Great Commission Award” from the Association of North American Missions (ANAM) at its annual meeting in Lancaster, PA on April 14, 2015. The Great Commission Award is given for outstanding, widely recognized contribution to the cause of Christ – especially […]

Churches in Chester County invited to help inmate-fathers

Media Release by County Corrections Gospel Mission  Date: September 14, 2011 Embargo: Immediate Release Contact: Chaplain Jack Crans, 610-322-3392(m) or 610-942-9142(w) Subject: Chester County Churches called to assist inmate-fathers Chester County Prison Chaplain Jack Crans is seeking churches willing to assist in the prison and in communities to address the issue of fatherlessness by coming alongside […]

Media Release: 10th Anniversary of 9/11

MEDIA RELEASE Date: September 8, 2011 Embargo: Immediate Release Contact: Chaplain Jack Crans,  610-942-9142(w) Subject: 10th Anniversary of 9/11. A Solemn Assembly on Sunday in Strasburg, PA Brandamore, PA – 08/05/2011 – We will never forget the tragic events in New York City on September 11, 2001. Anyone interested is invited to attend “Heart-Cry […]

1900 attend Heart-Cry for America solemn assembly to commemorate 10th anniversary of 9/11

MEDIA RELEASE Date: September 14, 2011 Embargo: Immediate ReleaseContact: Chaplain Jack Crans, 610-322-3392(m) or 610-942-9142(w) Subject: 1900 attend Heart-Cry for America solemn assembly to commemorate 10th anniversary of 9/11 Jack Crans A near capacity audience consisting of all ages, cultural and church diversities, gathered on Sunday in the Sight and Sound Theater in Strasburg, Pennsylvania […]