Loss, Love & Legacy

Mar 24, 2021

The FreedomWorks family both grieves and celebrates the homegoing of one of the Lord’s precious servants and most vigorous warriors in HIS Kingdom.  Joseph Cornelius Sutton was called home at the age of 62 on March 1, passing away peacefully in his home.  Joseph is a man who has touched many lives and cultures during his time of ministry.  He is a man who wore many hats and took on many roles as he became “all things to all men, that he might win some”.  He is known by many as Pastor; Bishop; Brother; Dad; and Friend.  If you had the opportunity to know him personally, you would quickly find out that his most treasured role, and area of service was that as husband, lover, and friend to his wife Leila.  Pastor Joe has always had a heart and passion for what society considered as the undesirable in our world.   Joining the FreedomWorks board of directors in 2018, Pastor Joe continued his legacy of investing and empowering men in need of counsel, direction, and example as they took steps to transition from a life of bondage to a life of freedom.  His influence and impact at FreedomWorks will be sorely missed: we look forward to continuing the work in light of his inspiration and example.

Click This Link

To View Joseph’s Homegoing Celebration

Related Articles

Related

A Path to Becoming FreedomWorks Staff

Anthony arrived at FreedomWorks last September.  Right away after joining the Reentry & Aftercare (R&A) program, Tony was volunteering around the facility, helping Larry Knox, our facility lead, in any way he could.  And wouldn't you know that the biblical principle...

read more

Embarking into Marriage

Grogan, we will call him G for short, entered into FreedomWorks sponsored lodging program with PIR.  Towards the end of his treatment he approached me about coming up to the R&A floor saying, "I want what you and Marlin have." His words blew me away.  He wanted peace...

read more

A Journey from Shame……..to Glory

On September 11th the nation remembered it's 20 year journey since the fall of the Two Towers.  That date marked another significant journey for some of our participants.  A group of 11 participants, staff & volunteers went to Huron South Dakota, thanks to one of our...

read more

Moving Forward in 2021

As of mid April, 2021 we have 140 participants in five individual program areas. The heart of our program is found in Christian development spread throughout the Reentry and Aftercare (Christian Discipleship model), Treatment, Supportive and Independent Living.  We...

read more

Register for One of Our Upcoming Events

Get Our News in Your Email!

Enter your email address to be the first to know when we post our latest news and receive notifications of new posts by email. (note: this is not our newsletter)

Join 9 other subscribers

Our Campus

Administration Building
2900 Fremont Ave. N
Achievement Center
2912 Fremont Ave. N
Recovery Community
2929 Emerson Ave. N
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Call Us

Fax: 612-588-9917

 

Click to Send Us an Email

Contact us

  • How Can We Help?