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Ministries | Participating Churches | Miscellaneous


The following links are to ministries that Jeff Totten participates with on a regular, ongoing basis. These connections have a direct relationship to the HOME PLATE events and Jeff's other ministry endeavors.

Baseball Chapel — Headquartered in Philadelphia, this international ministry is recognized by Major League Baseball, Minor League,Baseball and Independent League Baseball as the entity to appoint Baseball Chapel Leaders for all teams. Jeff Totten has served in this voluntary role to the Detroit Tigers since 1991. As part of his responsibilities, Jeff oversees the chapels for the Tigers' minor league affiliates and spring training.

Great Lakes Coaches Timeout — This weekend getaway for high school and college coaches in all sports has been annually hosted in Michigan since 2006. As a faith-based conference, spouses of coaches are encouraged to attend. Scholarship funding is available for active coaches. This PAO (Pro Athletes Outreach) event is coordinated in the Great Lakes Region by a steering committee of coaches, retired professional athletes, and Jeff Totten.

Woodside Bible Church — With 6 campuses located in the metro-Detroit area, this is the home church for Jeff and Karla Totten. While not on staff at the church, Jeff is part of the teaching team at Woodside. On Sundays when not committed to a Baseball Chapel service or speaking at a another church, Jeff usually preaches at one of the Woodside campuses.

The following links are to ministries that Jeff Totten has connected with in various ways. They are worthy of consideration for ministry opportunities that may assist you.

Chaplains Roundtable — Connecting sports' chaplains through fellowship and instruction so they might honor Christ in sports ministry.

Clay Dyer Web Site — Professional bass fisherman Clay Dyer also speaks to churches and community groups. At this web site, you can view ESPN's 10-minute video feature on Clay's life.

EACH : Everyone a Chance to Hear — A 2011 concentrated effort to evangelize the metro-Detroit area.

Evangelical Pastors Network — A fellowship for pastors and Christian ministry leaders headquartered in the metro-Detroit area.

Hockey Ministries International — The Montreal-based ministry oversees the chapel programs for NHL and IHL hockey teams along with hosted Christian hockey camps around the world.

UPI - Unlimited Potential Incorporated — This organization hosts baseball camps and leads trips in the United States and around the world to share Christ with others.

Winning with Encouragement — This is the ministry of Walt Wiley. As the former Baseball Chapel Leader to the Atlanta Braves and current board member of Baseball Chapel, Walt has had a spiritual impact in the athletic world. Beyond sports, Walt's speaking and teaching ministry has encouraged churches, businesses, schools, and individuals around the world.