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Robert P. Fritz

Robert P. Fritz has been serving at the Berks County Jail for the last 23 years as a faithful volunteer of Yokefellowship Prison Ministry. And for the last 8 years, Robert has also served as a dedicated volunteer chaplain at the Jail.  As a volunteer chaplain, he spends 8-10 hours each week meeting individually with inmates, conducting bible studies and assisting in the chapel with inmates and staff. 


In Robert’s words, “I began attending to Christ's appointed service for me in May of 1996, joining the Movement of Berks Yokefellowship”. Soon after joining Berks Yokefellowship he volunteered to act as secretary, a role he continued for 20 years. In June 2012, he began serving as a volunteer Unit Chaplain at the BCJ after receiving an invitation from Chaplain Larry Mast.

Robert shared that he has experienced great joy volunteering and ministering to inmates. His dedication to improving the lives of incarcerated individuals is unwavering. He definitely exemplifies being in the Life Improvement Business!


Robert Fritz was nominated by Michael Kaucher, ED of Reading Berks Conference of Churches for his dedication to improving the lives of incarcerated individuals.

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