2007, May
The Crossroads Sewing Group is formed. Women from the work release center volunteer their time on sewing projects making baby blankets and hats for Direct Relief.

 

2007, June

Presbyterian Church of the Master begins transporting worshipers from the Work Release Center in their bus once a month.  This grows to almost weekly by the end of the year, greatly increasing the number from the center that can attend worship.

 

2007, August
Crossroads Connection receives federal recognition as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, enabling donors to deduct contributions made to Crossroads.

 

2008, April
Project LIFE Manager is hired on a part time basis to directly manage housing and work with former inmates.

 

2008, November
Increasing demand by former inmates in the program leads the Project LIFE Manager to increase to a full time position

 

2008, December
Ended 2008 with 19 sponsoring churches

 

2009, January
Freedom Keepers, an organization of former inmates and Project LIFE participants, is established with the mission statement “Life After Fences and Fellowship for the Freedom of All”

 

2009, May
www.CrossroadsConnectionOmaha.org website goes live, detailing the components of the ministry and providing a resource for those helping our ministry

 

2009, June
Elected Jim Carroll as President and Rev. Roy Fox as Vice-President of the Crossroads Connection Board

 

2009, December
Ended 2009 with 21 sponsoring churches