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Jo Allison is a loving and caring midwife, and Founder and Visioner of Jo Allison Ministries (JAM).  Her vision for JAM is to be a Christian resource that inspires, transforms 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 and community services. She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Minor in Inner City Studies from Northeastern Illinois University.  She has more than 20 years of administration in corporate America.


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 Bennie L. 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.


Jo is a songstress in her own right with pursuits to complete a digital recording, along with publications to be released in the near future.



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


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

1990 | Sallie Martin Award Nominee Special Recognition in Gospel Music

1998 | Affirmed as a Prophet to Nations -- the Late Bishop Bennie Allison 

1999 | Director of Intercessory Prayer, International Music Department COGIC

2003 | Director of Spiritual Empowerment, Illinois Midwest Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction COGIC -- Bishop Willie J. Chambliss, Prelate

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

2007 | Fresh Oil Fresh Fire Incorporated

2015 | State of Illinois Certification as Paraprofessional

2015 | Member of National Association of Professional Women

2018 | Director of Intercessory Prayer Ministry -- Corinthian Temple COGIC

2019 | Jo Allison Ministries Incorporated

2019 | Elevated to National Evangelist COGIC

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

2020 | Certified as Life Purpose Life Coach

2024 | Recently Elevated to Director of Empowerment & Intercessory Prayer, Illinois Midwest Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction COGIC -- Bishop David Todd Whittley, Prelate

On a Community Service level, Jo volunteers often in her nonprofit organization, Fresh Oil Fresh Fire Inc., that provides Homeless communities hot meals, personal care items and more by way of its Care and Share Kindness events in the Chicagoland area.  Photos of some events are in the site's gallery.

Jo is a multifaceted woman, mother, visionary and change agent who continues to be a highly revered woman of faith that appreciates the privilege to share the Good News of JESUS CHRIST, and her own transformed life as GOD opens doors.

Jo Allison resides in Illinois and enjoys family times with her sons, relatives and friends.  Her hobbies are theater, studying scriptures, singing and walking.

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