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                           MEET THE FOUNDER

Dennis Reid a former inmate of the Orange County Corrections Department and Florida Department of Corrections. While incarcerated God put His burden on Dennis's heart to restore the lives of those incarcerated and their families.

Inmates of the Cross Ministries was birthed in the spring of 1996.  Initially, Inmates of the Cross was named Men of the Cross, but God revealed to Dennis that not only did He want the hearts of men healed and restored back to wholeness, but He wanted to restore and heal the hearts of women also.


Dennis is an ordained minister and received his Christian Education at the Christian Life School of Theology.  He has served as a Chaplain of Orange County Corrections Dept. (33rd street jail) ever since 2007. He also serves as Corporate Chaplain for Westbrook Services Inc. in Orlando, Florida along with serving as a Community Clergy at Orlando Health Hospital.


Dennis has co-labored with multiple jail & prison ministries throughout Central Florida. Namely,  Final Freedom Aftercare Ministries, Orange County Jail Ministries, Good News Jail & Prison Ministry, Kairos  Prison Ministry and Open Homes Fellowship. It is his passion and desire to see the heart of individuals, families and communities healed and restored back to wholeness by the love of God. 


Dennis has been happily married to Joan for 19 years and have two

beautiful daughters Audrianna and Michaiah.  Dennis also has two

beautiful adult daughters Kachina and Fallon.


Dennis currently lives in Orlando, Florida with

his wife and two children. 



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