March 2024 Magic Valley Chaplains Newsletter

Magic Valley Chaplain Appreciation Banquet Another wonderful time was had by all at our third MVChaplains Appreciation Banquet. The event, held on December 2, 2023, was filled with delicious food, fellowship, and musical entertainment by Laura Taylor. Special recognition awards were presented to CharDe Roche and Paul Andrews for their outstanding and faithful service to our inmates in the Magic …

October 2023 Magic Valley Chaplains Newsletter

What’s Happening in our Ministry: Site Updates Jerome County Jail (Bruce Venable): The ministry in Jerome continues to provide services for men and women inmates. There has been some chaplain turnover this summer, but the program remains strong with chaplains filling in holes until new chaplains were on-boarded.  Snake River Juvenile Detention (Zach Ivey): Serving at the Snake River Juvenile …

June 2023 Magic Valley Chaplains Newsletter

New Site Facilities Leader for Jerome County Jail Welcome to Bruce Venable, who has recently taken over for Barry as facility site leader at the Jerome County jail.  Bruce is a retired Pastor from Washington and has been serving in Jerome and Twin Falls County facilities. Many of you met Bruce and his wife, Linda, at the Chaplain banquet.  Barry …

February 2023 Magic Valley Chaplains Newsletter

February 2023 MVC Newsletter  Fellowship: MVC BBQ and Chaplains Appreciation Banquet – There was a great n turnout for the summer BBQ hosted by Barry & Tracy Knoblich. The Chaplains Appreciation Banquet was also very well attended this year. It was quite a night for delicious food (prepared by Tracy and Barry), fun, and fellowship. Dutch Zuiderveld was honored for …

Magic Valley Chaplains Appreciation Banquet

    You and your spouse are cordially invited to attend the Magic Valley Chaplains Appreciation Banquet Come celebrate this night of fellowship, fun, entertainment, and great food! Date and Time: December 10th at 7:00PM Location: Amazing Grace Fellowship 1061 Eastland Drive N. Twin Falls RSVP by December 6th to Barry at [email protected] – Please RSVP and include if you are …

August 2022 Magic Valley Chaplains Newsletter

Twin Falls County: Kathy Steinmetz We have really seen God at work this summer at the Twin Falls County Jail! Despite the challenges of covering for summer vacations, chaplains are providing three services per week (Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday) with few exceptions. Saturday afternoon service for the female inmates has been switched to Saturday mornings with the same good turnout. We …

MVC BBQ Potluck Family Picnic

You are Invited to the MVC BBQ Potluck Family Picnic on September 12th, 6-8 PM Pulled Pork, Hot dogs, and drinks will be provided. Bring your favorite side dish as well as a lawn chair! Location 1174 Skyline Drive Twin Falls Idaho RSVP by September 5th to Barry at [email protected] MVChaplains Sharing Gods Love and Hope with the incarcerated

MVC May Newsletter

Mini-Cassia John Moats Mini-Cassia is still not open to in person church. One on One visit only. Average 4 requests per week.   Twin Falls County Kathy Steinmetz In-person church services for men and women are occurring three times per week, along with one-to-one visits as requested (averaging about 3 per week).  Annual Chaplain PREA was completed by reviewing Power …