Rev. John Innes, Director
P.O. Box 158
Marysvale, UT 84750
15 years of prayer and careful planning, Christian Vocational
Ministries (CVM) was established in 1999 in the small town of
Marysvale, Utah, by John and Marylu Innes.
is a second-chance ministry for men designed to help those desiring
to make a fresh
start in life or young men simply wanting to learn a vocational
trade in a thoroughly Christian environment.
program, run by John Innes, consists of cabinet building instruction
in a modern, well-equipped shop and general housing construction.
In addition, personal and group Bible studies and counseling are
implemented on a regular basis. Scripture memory also plays a
major role in helping these men chart a new course in life.
men at CVM learn to serve the Lord by making occasional trips
to help churches with building projects. As Mr. Innes says, "We
don't use people to get work done, we use work to get people done!"
This ministry rejoices in a number of graduates from the one-year
program who have moved on to become productive and successful.
only do the men who enroll at CVM benefit, but the community is
also being noticeably improved by the construction projects Mr.
Innes uses to school the men. From time to time, these rebuilt
and remodeled homes will be made available to purchase, which
will help fund further ministry with other men who need a second
three primary ministries include:
Christian men who've gotten off the "straight and narrow"
to get back on track with their lives
churches with professionally handcrafted cabinetry
place for conducting Church Building Maintenance Seminars
for laymen of Bible-believing churches.
the Church through Teaching, Training, and Helping” epitomizes
what the Lord is doing here. Please take a look around this website
and learn the various ways how CVM might be able to serve you
and your local church.