Joie Pirkey, President and Founder of Shouts of Joy Ministries, Inc. has worked in the Non Profit field for over 20 years and in ministry over 30.
After completing the Teen Challenge Ministry Institute program in Southern California Joie worked in the Teen Challenge Ministries for drug addicts and gang members for five years. She then attended and graduated from North Central University in Minneapolis MN with degrees in Pastoral Studies and Behavioral Science. She worked as Executive Director of “My Sister’s House”, Domestic Violence Program and Shelter in Rocky Mount NC, Nash and Edgecombe counties. When she and her family moved back to Wisconsin she worked as the Executive Director for FAVR Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault program and shelter in Fond du Lac.
In 2000 she purchased a Christian Book and home décor shop in Little Chute and in 2002 she founded Shouts of Joy Ministries. Joie ministers with her husband Douglas in the U.S. and in Rwanda Africa with the orphans from the Tutsi genocide. They have recently started a church in down town Little Chute and have expanded the ministry in the Fox Valley to assisting people in crisis and have begun discipleship programs to assist them.
We seek to assist those in the Midwest area through advocacy, Christian education, supplying basic life needs, and preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
We seek to unite the body of Christ, across denominational lines, through a variety of expanding prayer groups and conferences that focus on bringing compassion and the Headship of Christ to our local community and beyond.
We seek to assist those traumatized globally by genocide through advocacy, education, supplying basic life needs, and by facilitating the ability to forgive through developing a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
We seek to raise awareness and influence public opinion concerning eradicating genocide by unshrouding the horror of personal experiences and putting faces to the statistics.