Meet the Chaplains


The ride was established to support these Chaplains

 

Brit Fletcher
Shortly after graduating from Washington Bible College in 1979 with a B.A., Brit Fletcher was ordained to the Gospel ministry by Immanuel Baptist Church in Annandale, Virginia, and in 1980, he became the pastor of Friendship Community Baptist in Friendship, Maryland. In 1982, he received his Th.M. from Capital Bible Seminary. While serving as pastor of Friendship Community Baptist Church, Brit was appointed to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Good News Jail & Prison Ministry. While on the Board, he also served as Chairman of the Personnel Committee. In late 1996, after much prayer, Brit resigned from both his pastor-ship and position on the Board of Directors in order to become a full-time chaplain with Good News Jail & Prison Ministry. On January 1, 1997 Brit began his ministry to inmates at the Jennifer Road Detention Center in Anne Arundel, Maryland. In the spring of 1998 Brit became the chaplain at the new Ordnance Road Correctional Center in Glen Burnie, Maryland. On August 1, 1999, Brit was promoted to the position of Regional Director with Good News. His responsibilities include overseeing chaplains in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York and Massachusetts. On January 1, 2008 Brit returned to Ordnance Road Correctional Center to become the chaplain at that facility and the Senior Chaplain in the Anne Arundel County ministry in Maryland. Brit currently resides in Maryland with his wife Glenda. They have two children, Jeremy and Jennifer.

Chase Wood

Chase was born in Annapolis, MD, in January 1958. He grew up in a Christian family and accepted Christ at an early age. Chase graduated from Southern High School in Harwood, MD in 1976. After graduation, he began working in the electrical field, obtaining his Journeyman Electrician's License in 1982. Early on, Chase felt God calling him into full-time service, but it wasn't until later in life that he committed his life to the Lord's service. In 1993, he began his biblical education at Washington Bible College (WBC) in Lanham, MD. While pursuing his Bachelor's degree, he fulfilled the Christian Service Requirement by working with the Senior Chaplain of Good News Jail & Prison Ministry at the Jennifer Road Detention Center. He obtained his Associate of Arts degree from WBC in 1997. He has since completed his studies at WBC for a BA in Christian Counseling. In 1999, Chase became a full-time Chaplain at the Jennifer Road Detention Center in Annapolis, MD. Chase lives in Deale, MD, with his wife, Patricia, and their three children.