Our Vision and Mission
The vision of Koinonia House® Ministries is to glorify God
through the redemption of our neighbors in prison by the gospel of Jesus Christ
and their continued discipleship out of prison, thus reducing the recidivism rate.
Our mission is to bridge the gap between the Christian inmate and the local church,
facilitating the integration of the former inmate into the church, workplace, and society through biblical discipleship.
The core values that guide everything we do are:
We follow Jesus.
As disciples of Jesus Christ, we submit to the Bible and his example as our final authority, we pursue spiritual growth, and we demand integrity in all we do.
We serve others.
As servants of Jesus, we exalt him and his church, not ourselves or KHM, seeking the well-being of our colleagues, the staff, our partners, and the people among whom we work.
We depend on God.
We acknowledge our weakness; therefore, we pursue a life of holiness through prayer and conscious dependence on God, seeking His Spirit’s direction and power.
We live out the love of Jesus.
The example of Jesus’ life and his love placed in our hearts compel us to come alongside those who are incarcerated and those who are being released from prison, helping them and their families to achieve a successful transition back to society, the workplace and the local church.
Our Board of Trustees
Praise God for these men and women who volunteer
their time, talent and treasure.
Tracing to 1991 as a residence for biblical discipleship for post-prison believers, Koinonia House Ministries today reaches
hundreds of inmates in correctional centers across Illinois, and their families. And builds bridges with
churches, pastors and volunteers. Learn more . . .
Financial Statement/Recent Annual Report
Our ministry is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA), which provides accreditation to leading Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with established standards for financial accountability, transparency, fundraising, and board governance. We have been accredited every year since 2001. Our most recent financial reports are available for review.