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Muskegon: Watch Us Grow …Second Chances

70×7 MUSKEGON’s training and accountability programs uniquely do that in Muskegon. This is the 15th employment and life skills training graduating class. Thanks to the initiative of our Prison Fellowship [www.prisonfellowship.org] friends: The United States Senate unanimously passed a resolution declaring April 2017 as “Second Chance Month“. The resolution states that Congress “honors the work […]

Victories Against Great Odds – Wisdom for Muskegon

Varied experts with years of experience and “earned” insights have comments featured in the Winter 2017 journal Philanthropy, a publication of Philanthropy Roundtable. Solutions to serious social problems aren’t just in innovative programming. The following are insights of Robert Woodson, founder of the Woodson Center. We think this is wisdom for Muskegon and we are […]

Thanksgiving Overflowing!

The donors, staff, volunteers, prayer warriors, and community supporters are why 70×7 Life Recovery Muskegon will celebrate a Great Thanksgiving. Thank you!!! In less than 9 months, people like Nate Johnson have made second chances, third chances and more Reality for prisoners returning to Muskegon. Their HOPE is real. Their futures have promise.

Nov 3 – Annual Banquet – Answering the Call

“Answering the Call” – 70×7 Muskegon Annual Banquet Thursday, November 3, 2016, (5:30 pm Reception, 6:00 pm Dinner) The Event Center | Fricano Place Join 70×7 Muskegon: Christ Centered, Job Anchored Prisoner Re-Entry in Muskegon, MI. “Answering the Call” to be a community of second chances… one story, one relationship, one day at a time. Learn […]

Mentors are the friends who walk alongside returning prisoners

Mentoring and solid work readiness training equip successful transition from prison to the workplace and community. Mentors are the friends who walk alongside returning prisoners transitioning to work and community. Mentors are a critical part of 70×7 Life Recovery. The mentor relationships matter greatly in a returning prisoner’s moving to the life God intended for […]

Our First ‘Walk In’

THIS is about true recovery… One Life… One Relationship… One Day at a time! Nate and I met Ted at Muskegon Correctional Facility in the faith-based unit through Prison Fellowship last June. He got out on December 23 and came looking for us because we told him we’d be here. Even though we don’t formally […]

Focus on Possibilities, Not Obstacles

by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels “My neighbor recently shared the story of a professor who handed out an exam to all of his students – one plain piece of paper with a black dot on it. There were no questions – nothing but a black dot. He then told them to write about what […]