Gospel Express Ministries(GEMS)P. O. Box 180505Tallahassee, Florida 32318http://www.gemsprisonministry.org
PURPOSE OF GOSPEL EXPRESS MINISTRIES
The purpose of Gospel Express Ministries (GEMS) is to answer the call of God, to communicate His love to offenders and staff, and to support the chaplains’ ministries in the North Florida prison system.
Your donations are tax deductible. GEMS is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization.
At the discretion of the directors, up to 10% of funds received may be contributed to: partnering ministries, supporting ministries, and like-minded prison related ministries.
STATEMENT OF FAITH
We recognize Jesus Christ as the only means of salvation. We accept him as our personal Savior and Lord, God as our Heavenly Father, and the Holy Spirit as our guide. We accept the Bible as the authoritative Word of God and believe that all scripture if given by direction inspiration of God. We therefore base our faith, life, and eternal future on the Truth of God’s Word.
Volunteer chaplains work alongside the state chaplains with the department of corrections and report regularly to the Gospel Express Ministries (GEMS) board of directors. Each applicant is required to fill out an application for the board of directors to review and approve prior to being assigned a position.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The board of directors consists of seven members who are elected for a five year term. Board members must be Christians, be active in a Bible believing church, have an interest in prison ministry, and be willing to volunteer their time and talents to help promote the ministry of GEMS.