Bay County


FMM ministers to an average of 220 men and women daily at the Bay County Jail. 

Annual bookings add up to about 5000



Phil Johnson

Phil Johnson

Phone: 989.895.2098 x6026 (w) 989.213.7295 (c)


Phil began working with FMM in 2017 and is also the Pastor of Apostolic Life in Bay City.

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Phil began working with FMM in 2017 and is also the Pastor of Apostolic Life in Bay City.

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FMM provides spiritual care to the men and women in our jail through the capable leadership of our chaplain and volunteers. We give spiritual counsel, lead worship services with the help of local church volunteers, and offer self-paced Bible study courses for residents. The programs we offer to inmates in Bay County Include:

-Bible distribution

-Church Worship Services

-One-on-one spiritual counseling

-Self-study Bible courses

-Group Bible studies

-Bookcart ministry: distributing Christian and other healthy books throughout the jail

-Celebrate Recovery: A biblically based, weekly program designed to minister to those afflicted by addictions

Volunteer Opportunities

Serve. If you have an interest in sharing Jesus with inmates please contact Chaplain Johnson at the number or email above. We offer specialized training and support to guide you as you minister to those incarcerated and forgotten.

Represent. FMM Bay County needs support from local churches around the county to sustain the ministry inside the jail. Would you consider sharing the FMM story with your pastor, mission board, and church family? 

Pray. Most importantly, we need your prayer for our ministry. Pray for both Chaplain Johnson and our volunteers as they serve and also for the inmates to have open hearts to receive the gospel!

Forgotten Man Ministries
3940 Fruit Ridge Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544

Tel: (616) 784-4620


Forgotten Man Ministries is a tax-deductible 501 (c) (3) charitable religious organization.
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