Bridges of America Chaplains


Ginery Twichell
South Florida Regional Chaplaincy Director
Chaplain, The Broward County Bridge

Ginery Twichell

Chaplain Ginery Twichell has worked as a counselor, clinical director and administrator in the substance abuse prevention and treatment field for more than 40 years. He earned his Masters of Divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary and joined the Bridges of America team in 1999 as a chaplain of the Polk Bridge. He has served in the capacity of chaplain and transitional housing director at Bridges for the last 13 years.

His goals are to improve the transition from incarceration to successful independent living and to increase the involvement of community partners as active participants in the re-entry process. Chaplain Twichell currently serves as chaplain of the Broward County Bridge and feels God has called him to be an instrument of reconciliation and restoration for offenders, addicts and their families, bringing them to a place of wholeness and health.