Highways and Hedges Outreach Ministries - The Lord said.. Go out into the Highways and Hedges.. Luke 14:23




Who He Is:
Jesus Christ ~ The Son of the Living God!
 
 
 
The Son of GOD - St. John 3:16,  St. Luke 1:35 & Hebrews 4:14   Savior - St. John 4:4:42 & 1 John 4:14 Almighty - Revelation 1:8 Messiah - St. John 1:41 Our Mediator - 1 Timothy 2:6 Redeemer - 1 Corinthians 1:30 The Resurrection of Life - St. John 11:25 The Way, Truth and Life - St. John 14:6 The Bright & Morning Star - Rev. 22:16 King of kings and Lord of lords -  1 Timothy 6:14 & 15, Revelation 17:14, and Revelation 19:16  And the list can go on...
The Son of GOD - St. John 3:16, St. Luke 1:35 & Hebrews 4:14 Savior - St. John 4:4:42 & 1 John 4:14 Almighty - Revelation 1:8 Messiah - St. John 1:41 Our Mediator - 1 Timothy 2:6 Redeemer - 1 Corinthians 1:30 The Resurrection of Life - St. John 11:25 The Way, Truth and Life - St. John 14:6 The Bright & Morning Star - Rev. 22:16 King of kings and Lord of lords - 1 Timothy 6:14 & 15, Revelation 17:14, and Revelation 19:16 And the list can go on...
Matthew 1:23-- The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call Him Immanuel"-- which means, "God with us" (Isaiah 7:14 prophecy fulfilled). John 1:29 -- The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! I John 1:7 -- But if we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, His Son, purifies us from all sin. John 3:16 -- For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.
How to accept Him as your Savior:
Lord Jesus, I invite you into my heart today, and I ask you to forgiven me of all of my sins. Lord Jesus, thank you for dying for me and your shed blood on the cross that washes my sins away. Please give me a hunger and thirst for your righteousness. I need your help Lord God, in living this new life in Christ. Please send your Holy Spirit afresh into my life to help me, heal me, lead me and transform me. In the name of Jesus Christ I pray, Amen!
How to accept Him as your Savior:
 
 Our Mission: 

Highways and Hedges Outreach Ministries aim is to reach the hurting that may attend or not attend a church.  Our goal is to share the good news message; which is theGospel of Jesus Christ to build and equip individuals in the Kingdom of God.   

This ministry includes Believers who assist individuals that society often neglects or scorns; this includes those who maybe prisoners, ex-offenders, those impacted by crime, victims of abuse, those struggling in addictions, the hurting, the unwanted harvest and their families. 

Our mission is to exhort, equip and assist those in our communities to health and wholeness for their body, mind and soul as they experience the redemptive grace and peace of Jesus Christ.


Our Vision: 

We plan to teach, train and equip the Body of Christ,
including church leaders for outreach ministry;
so, God's kingdom will continue grow healthy and whole.   

We desire to serve in ministry with individuals who
God has led to assist us; 
because they too have a passion to help others.  

Additionally, our vision is to provide outreach programs that will havea positive impact in our communities...


 
 Ministry Outreach Assignments:
 
Penal Institutions:
   
Clark County Detention Center (Male and Female) in Las Vegas, NV
Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center in Las Vegas, NV
High Desert State Prison (Men) in Indian Springs, NV
Jean Conservation Camp (Women) in Jean, NV
Juvenile Detention Center (Youth) in Las Vegas, NV
Southern Desert Correctional Center (Men) in Indian Springs, NV


Community Outreach Assignments:
       
Chaplaincy Nevada in Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas Rescue Mission in Las Vegas, NV
Messages of Faith Ministry in Las Vegas, NV
Street Witnessing in the State of Nevada
    
 Additional assignments, but not limited to:

†   Adult Correctional Facilities
†   Angel Tree Ministry
†   Bible Studies
†   Care Packages
†   Cell by Cell Prison Ministry
†   Counseling
†   Facilitate / Teaching
†   Juvenile Correctional Facilities
†   Mentor Opportunities
†   Pen Pal Ministry
†   Re-Entry Information
† Relational Healing Retreats
†   Support Group Ministry
†   Worship Services




~ Our Founders ~
 
 
Overseer / Sr. Pastor / Chaplain Walter L. Poston
Overseer / Sr. Pastor / Chaplain Walter L. Poston
Walter L. Poston received Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior in Chicago, Illinois the summer of 1978. He was later baptized August of 1978 at Ayers Chapel Church of God in Christ (C.O.G.I.C.) in Butzback, West Germany while serving his country in the U.S. Armed Forces. While in West Germany, Poston participated in the Adult Choir, Bible Band, Bible Institute, Prison Ministry, the Brotherhood Ministry and prayer meetings. He received the baptism of the Holy Ghost on December 31, 1979. After returning to the United States, Poston joined St. John COGIC, June of 1980. He began working closely with his Pastor in revivals, street preaching, bus ministry, teaching Sunday school and the drug recovery department at Jackson Park Hospital in Chicago. Poston still wanted to do more for the Kingdom of God. July of 1983, God called him to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and he was blessed to receive his Minister's license. After serving 10 years at St. John COGIC, Poston’s memberships included Reeves Temple and Abounding Life COGIC churches where he continued serving on Street Ministry Teams and as the men’s adult Sunday school teacher. Fall of 1995, he was ordained into the five fold ministry as a Pastor through the Church of God in Christ - 1st Jurisdiction in Chicago, IL. Overseer Poston received additional trainings and Certificates of Completions through various ministies such as: Prison Fellowship Ministries® (PFM), Labourers for Christ Ministries – Christian Counseling Training Institute in Leadership Training to Restore the Relationally and Sexually Broken to Holiness and Wholeness, also from Reformation Ministries – School of the Prophets in Impartation and Activation. He also serves as a Volunteer, Mentor and Instructor through Prison Fellowship Ministries®, Networkers for Life Prison Ministry and Men of Character Outreach Team. Serving with these ministries afforded him to travel and minister in Illinois, Texas and currently in Nevada going into County and State - Jails, Prisons and Transitional Housing for youth and adult inmates. The fall of 1999, Overseer Poston began pastoring House of Refuge Church of God in Christ located in Park Forest, IL. As Senior Pastor, he shepherd hundreds of souls, counseled individuals & families and led countless of souls to the Lord. His assignment changed as God told him to “Go Back to Egypt and Get His People out of Bondage”! Therefore, the church came out from behind the four walls into the highways and hedges. Overseer Poston serves in frontline ministry with his wife, Pastor / Evangelist Pamela Poston, by his side teaching and preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ. They received a divine assignment to relocate to Las Vegas, NV in May 2009 to continue serving in outreach ministry. He also has two adult children and two granddaughters. July 2011, he was elevated in ministry and ordained in Perrysburg, OH as Overseer of Prison Ministries throughout the country under the Apostolic leadership of Apostle Dr. Shawnette A. Houghton of Labourers for Christ Apostolic Ecumenical Community Network of Kingdom Churches & Ministries located in Chicago, IL. He and his wife are currently pastoring, Highways and Hedges Outreach Ministries in Las Vegas where they are certified and ordained City Chaplains through Chaplaincy Nevada of the Messages of Faith Ministry and Christian Outreach Division. They are also currently volunteering as counselors at First Choice Woman’s Pregnancy Center®, volunteer Chaplains at the Las Vegas Rescue Mission, as well as State of Nevada - Representatives for church training through PFM®; preaching and teaching weekly at men and women State Prisons throughout the State of Nevada.
Pastor / Evangelist / Chaplain Pamela R. Poston
Pastor / Evangelist / Chaplain Pamela R. Poston
Pamela R. Poston is a native of Chicago, IL and currently a second time resident of Las Vegas, NV. As of January 1997, she became a born again believer in Jesus Christ. May 1997, she was filled with the baptism of the Holy Ghost with the evidence of speaking with new tongues and August of that same year she was water baptized. March 2006, she was license and ordained into the fivefold ministry as an Evangelist in the Body of Christ. July 2011, Evangelist Poston was again elevated in ministry and ordained as Pastor under the Apostolic leadership of Apostle Dr. Shawnette A. Houghton of Labourers for Christ Apostolic Ecumenical Community Network of Kingdom Churches & Ministries of Chicago, IL in Perrysburg, OH. Throughout her Christian walk, Evangelist Poston has assisted local churches of serving in ministry in Illinois, Nevada and Ohio. She served on the Ladies Ministry, Church Planning Committee, Nurses Board as Assistant Secretary, Hospitality Committee as a member and Fashion Coordinator, the City of Chicago Street Evangelism Team as a Soul-Winner, the Church Evangelistic Outreach Team as Founder and Team Leader, the Church Prison Ministry as Team Leader, at conferences & retreats as a Facilitator and at Worship Services as a Servant Leader. She is a trained and certified County, Federal and State volunteer, mentor and ministry teacher in adult and youth correctional facilities. Through Prison Fellowship Ministries® (www.pfm.org), she serves as a Placement Team Leader and a Church Training Instructor. Other Certificates of Completions are through Labourers for Christ Ministries (www.labourers-for-christ.org) – Christian Counseling Training Institute in Leadership Training to Restore the Relationally and Sexually Broken to Holiness and Wholeness and Reformation Ministries (www.reformationministry.org) – School of the Prophets in Impartation and Activation. She also serves her local community as a counselor at First Choice Woman’s Pregnancy Center® (www.firstchoicelv.org), as a certified and ordained City of Las Vegas volunteer Chaplain through Chaplaincy Nevada of the Messages of Faith Ministry and Christian Outreach Division (www.chaplaincynevada.org), at local food banks, adult transitional centers and minimum to maximum jails and prisons. Evangelist Poston has lead hundreds of souls to Jesus Christ through her testimony, preaching and teaching of His saving, healing and delivering power out of a lifestyle of adultery, crime, fear, fornication, lesbianism, pornography, and the list can continually to go on, but GOD! She is persuaded, “WHO THE SON SET’S FREE IS FREE INDEED” St. John 8:36! She is happily married and serves in ministry with her husband, Sr. Pastor Walter L. Poston who is Founder and Overseer of the House of Refuge - Church of God in Christ of Park Forest, IL and Highways and Hedges Outreach Ministries in Las Vegas, NV.