True North Ministry
Liberating Imprisoned Youth
We believe True North Ministry is a part of that solution. Since our founding, in 2002, we have offered without any bias the saving hope of Jesus, and we are actively engaged in building disciples of Christ. We will continue to strategically invest in the lives of young people, building a foundation of faith, hope and living skills as we strive to obey Jesus’ command to make disciples of all nations.
NEW Indian River Youth Detention Center Program
This past August of 2023, a group of True North volunteers began scheduled visits at the Indian River Juvenile Detention Center in Massillon Ohio to share the Good News with incarcerated youth. Our goal is to guide these youth to follow the path that leads to Jesus and provide them with practical life skills.
We are seeking volunteers and prayers as we seek to establish a new program at Indian River next year. The new program will focus on resume preparation, interviewing skills, work ethic and financial literacy.
If you have would like to volunteer at Indian River or have questions, please contact our Program Coordinator, Dave Sponaugle, at (216) 906-6488 or via e-mail at [email protected].
2023 TRUE NORTH YEAR-END LETTER AND GIVING CHALLENGE
Since 2002, True North Ministry has been led by God to provide hope, encouragement, and the life-changing news of the saving grace of Jesus Christ to area youth. We have primarily ministered to incarcerated youth, but over the past three school years, we have been involved with an after-school program in inner-city Akron where youth of all ages can come to a secure and welcoming Christian environment.
Over the years, we have seen the lives of many boys and girls impacted for the better as they come to know that despair can be replaced with hope and doubt can be turned into confidence and self-worth. When they accept salvation through Jesus into their hearts, they gain a greater understanding of what true life is.
Each year, except during the pandemic of COVID-19, we have held an annual banquet to celebrate the successes that God has provided to us, announce where the ministry is headed over the next 12+ months, and bring the community together to join us in our efforts. In doing so, we have been able to raise funds needed to continue our work in the community and hopefully grow and help more kids come to know Christ as their Lord and Savior. This year, we have decided to forego having the banquet and instead approach you with a direct request to prayerfully consider giving to True North Ministry.
Dear Friends and Supporters of True North Ministry, Since 2002, True North Ministry has been led by God to provide hope, encouragement and the life-changing newsof the saving grace of Jesus Christ to area youth. We have primarily ministered to incarcerated youth, but...
ACCELERATE!A New True North Ministry Community Based Initiative What is it? A new inner-city Akron after school program designed to encourage the growth of junior- and high school aged young people in the four basic areas1 of wisdom (scholastic), stature (physical...
GREAT NEWS FROM TRUE NORTH MINISTRY! We have exciting news! True North Ministry is launching a new ministry! We will continue doing ministry in Juvenile Detention Centers as our core ministry, and that will NOT change. But we are branching out into community-based...