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Woodbury Resident Named Chairperson of Acts 4 Ministry, Inc.

The Acts 4 Ministry, Inc. Board of Directors announced that John Bishop of Woodbury, a professional with the Human Resources Department with the State of Connecticut, has been named chairperson of the non-denominational non-profit charitable organization’s board.

Acts 4 Ministry is dedicated to building relationships with people while providing them with the basics of daily living needs. The organization is dedicated to building relationships with people while providing them with the basics of daily living needs. Its mission is to provide individuals or families who have experienced life devastating events to come to our facility to personally select clothing, dishes, glassware, furnishings, and other basic needs at no charge.

Acts 4 Ministry partners with churches, social service agencies, private and public schools to help identify and serve people with these needs regardless of their faith, race, creed, or national origin, or their willingness to participate in religious activities. Each year the organization distributes over 25,000 articles clothing and delivers over 5,000 pieces of furniture with housewares to people of varying income levels throughout the Greater Waterbury area.

Bishop has been a Human Resources professional with the State of Connecticut since 1999.  He possesses experience with recruitment and HR generalist functions, and currently, his work focuses on labor relations issues. Prior to his work experience with the State of Connecticut, he was a Social Worker with the Department of Children and Families from 1995 to 1999.

Since August of 2016, he has served as president of the Board of Directors of the Heritage Hill Condominium Association (HHCA) in Woodbury, CT. Since 1999, he has served on the HHCA Board including taking on the responsibilities of the position of vice president between 2000 and 2016.

Bishop has been affiliated with Christ the Redeemer Church (CRC), formerly Southbury Baptist Church, and gave his life to Christ in January 2007. He has served as Deacon at the church since 2008 and has held the role of Deacon Chairman/Administrative Deacon since 2011.  He states that his, “Passion is interacting with visitors to the church in an effort to help create a welcoming atmosphere at CRC.”

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