Eaton County


FMM ministers to an average of 375 men and women daily at the Eaton County Jail. 

Annual bookings add up to about 5000.



William (Bill) Waltz

William (Bill) Waltz

Phone: 517-543-3512


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FMM provides spiritual care to the men and women in our jail through the capable leadership of our volunteers.

We offer a variety of programs and assistance to inmates in the jail:

-Bible distribution

-Self-study Bible courses

-Church services

-Group Bible studies

-One-on-one spiritual counseling

Volunteer Opportunities

Pray. We are so thankful for the prayers for our ministry. Please pray for hearts to soften and doors to open for us as we share the Gospel. Pray for our volunteers and staff that they will have wisdom and discernment as they head into the jail each day.

Partner. Share the FMM story at your church. We are so grateful for the support we get from individuals, businesses, and churches in Eaton county and we love to bring more people onto our team! 

Serve. If you feel led to serve at the Eaton County Jail, please contact Chaplain Bill at the number and email above. We have a variety of jobs ranging from weekly to seasonally and also offer specialized training to prepare you for entering the jail. 


God Bless!

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

Tel: (616) 784-4620


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