WHO IS JO?
Jo Allison is Founder and Visioner of Jo Allison Ministries and Fresh Oil Fresh Inc. She excels in ministry, public speaking, communications, community service and entrepreneurship, while coaching others into becoming business owners in their communities as well.
Jo's vision 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 retreat, vision and entrepreneur conferences, workshops, seminars and more.
Jo 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 www.ctchurchministry.net
Jo is a psalmist in her own right with pursuits to complete her first CD single, along with her first 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.