MINISTRY UPDATES

See below for important news and updates regarding our ministry.

  • Wayne Shepherd host of First Person National Radio Broadcast interviewed Corey. Click here to listen. Or listen on radio station in your city.http://www.firstpersoninterview.com
  • A new welding class is starting up this month! We've had over twelve classes of men and women go through our welding training. Through the help of great volunteers and staff, we're able to offer training to prepare people for competitive jobs in welding and other trades. Our next class begins soon, so if you know someone who would be interested in participating, please call our office at (708) 331-3301 and ask Noreen about the next Welding Class Orientation. Participants need to pass a standardized test that CPO will...
  • Here are some ways that you can pray and praise God with us this season! 1. We are so grateful for the launch of this new website!! It was made possible only by God’s grace through the generosity of our supporters. Pray that this website may bring hope to the lives that it may touch. 2. There have been many new changes to the Life Learning Program at the Cook County Jail. Pray that the lives we touch will continue to grow in Christ. 3. We have started the Carpentry Program at the Boot Camp once again. Pray that this...
  • Thanks for your prayers for CPO this summer! We have some exciting changes and events coming up soon, including the launch of our new website! In I Chronicles 16:8, David calls Israel to "Proclaim his name, make known among the nations what he has done!" At CPO, we not only want to do God's work, but to make it known what he has done through the body of Christ. The blessing in social media is that it can be a forum to spread the word about how the Lord is using CPO to minister to the people he loves. Our website,...
  • Friends of CPO, As the boot camp continues to go through transitions, our bible study leaders and ministry leaders there have had to adjust and a constantly change what they do on a day to day basis. In the last few weeks we have only had nine inmates that we have been able to talk to about our Lord. As a change of pace, the Cook County Boot Camp has been housing men that are serving county time. This is different than the usual men that would stay there. As our leaders have spent more and more time with these men...
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