Doing HIS Time Prison Ministry, founded in June of 1999 by Jim Vogelzang is a Christ-centered ministry to prisoners, ex-offenders and their families. DHT strives to be "the face and hands of Christ" by delivering practical, hands-on solutions to the challenges associated with incarceration and reintegration for inmates and their families.



Jim Vogelzang


Jim founded Doing HIS Time Prison Ministry in 1999, after many years as a volunteer with Prison Fellowship Ministries. He spent 30 years in the investment management marketing business running Vogelzang & Associates, Inc. with his wife, Mary Beth. They have been married since 1972.



Chris Mays


Chris began his career with Doing HIS Time in 2011 upon his release from prison in Colorado. While in prison, Chris met the Lord, completed his undergraduate degree from Liberty University and his Master’s Degree (MA) in Biblical Studies from Carolina University. Chris is married to Suzy and they reside in Central City, Colorado.



Suzy Mays

Office Manager / Volunteer Coordinator

M.S. Exercise Physiology | Ball State University
BSSE Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education  | John Brown University



Violet Gray

Executive Assistant / Devotional Distributions Manager

Violet was born and raised in Santa Barbara.  She attended the University of Santa Barbara, California and completed a B.A. and  an M.A. in Geography.  She specialized in Vegetation Science, Information Systems, and Automated Mapping. She currently works as the bookkeeper and Executive Assistant to James Vogelzang.

Violet is an Orthodox Christian (Eastern rites), and is dedicated to reminding people of the needs of those in prison. Violet spends time with her husband, Dan, her two children and two grandchildren as well as extended family.