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Jo Allison, a caring midwife, is Founder and Visioner of Jo Allison Ministries and Fresh Oil Fresh Inc.  Her vision though of Jo Allison Ministries is a Christian resource that inspires, coaches and empowers women to pursue their God-given gifts and visions with events like The Birthing prayer and prophecy retreats, vision and entrepreneur conferences, workshops, seminars and more.

Jo excels in church and music ministries, public speaking, community services, while coaching others into business owners in their communities.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Minor in Inner City Studies from Northeastern Illinois University. She worked for more than 20 years as a certified secretary for corporate companies before retiring.


Jo is an intercessory prayer warrior and serves as Director of Intercessory Prayer in her local assembly at Corinthian Temple Church of God in Christ where her father, the Late Bishop Allison, was founder and now her nephew, Bishop David Todd Whittley, continues the legacy.  She is presently a dedicated member serving in the life of the ministry.  Click on link to see more ​at


Jo is a songstress in her own right with pursuits to complete a CD single, along with her a publication in the near future.



Jo credits God for the pivotal role in her many achievements in life.


1976 | Licensed as an Evangelist in Church of God In Christ (COGIC)

1990 | Sallie Martin Award Nominee Special Recognition in Gospel Music

1996 | Former President of Evangelist Department of Corinthian Temple COGIC

1998 | Prophetess to Nations Affirmed (Jeremiah 1:5) - the Late Bishop Bennie Allison 

1999 | Former National Intercessory Prayer Director of Music Department COGIC

2003 | Former Director of Spiritual Empowerment of Illinois Midwest Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction COGIC

2004 | Assisted in Organizing New Beginning Ministries COGIC - Elder James C. Wiggins, Pastor

2007 | Founded Fresh Oil Fresh Fire Inc.

2015 | State of Illinois Certified Paraprofessional

2015 | Member of the National Association of Professional Women

2018 | Director Intercessory Prayer Ministry of Corinthian Temple COGIC

2019 | Founded Jo Allison Ministries

2019 | Elevated to National Evangelist COGIC

2020 | Member of International Society of Female Professionals (ISFP)

2020 | Certified Life Purpose Life Coach 

On a Community Service level, Jo volunteers in her nonprofit, Fresh Oil Fresh Fire, Inc., with other nonprofits in communities throughout the Chicagoland area and at the United for Better Living (UBL) with Bishop Whittley.  


Further, Fresh Oil Fresh Fire Inc. provides Homeless communities with hot meals, personal care items and other in-kind donations, along with sponsorship for Care and Share Kindness events at various shelters throughout the Chicagoland area.

Jo is a multifaceted woman, mother, visionary and change agent who continues to be a highly revered Woman of Faith, sharing the Good News and her own transformed life across the country and abroad.

She resides in Illinois with her three sons Joseph Michael, Joshua Nicholas, and Jeremiah, and enjoys family times with them, theater, singing and walking.

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