Ministry Resources and Contacts

Prison Fellowship:

  • Bible studies
  • Leadership training
  • Reentry ministry

Prison Fellowship International:

  • Sponsoring children of prisoners with care and the gospel
  • Sycamore Tree project

Second Prison Project:

  • Develop a local chapter to equip offenders for reentry

Circles of Transformation:

  • A relational ‘circle process’ to develop hope and preparation for reentry in 90 days

Serve as a Chaplain’s Asst. (become a VIC – Volunteer in Correction)

  • Employment skills
  • Anger and stress management
  • Learning center tutoring
  • Substance abuse
  • Social skills
  • Financial management
  • Suicide
  • Sexual addiction
  • Transition training
  • Trauma resolution
  • Computer literacy
  • Garden program
  • Personal mentor
  • Leadership development
  • Responding to grief and loss
  • Volunteer visitor (no VIC clearance needed)

Set Free Ministries:

  • Discipleship program

Men’s Fraternity:

  • A multi-week course in understanding authentic manhood based on biblical principles

Community Service Project:

  • Host a team of work release prisoners to conduct a community service project and develop Christian relationships

New Direction Scholarship: contact Dan Steska –

  • UMC Incentive for children of incarcerated parents to achieve college credit during high school

Salvation Army Prison Ministries:

Beauty for Ashes:

  • 18 month reentry program for parenting, life skills, and discipleship


  • Helps keep incarcerated moms and children connected through parenting classes and transportation of children for visitation

Angel Tree: 571-252-6824 or

  • A wonderful way for a church to provide Christmas gifts and the gospel to children of incarcerated parents and help build relationships with a parent

Prison Pen Pal:  or

  • Visit prison in an envelope!  Provide encouragement and friendship to an isolated prisoner in a safe appropriate relationship

Story Link:

  • Your church can help connect an inmate with their child or grandchild through reading. Donate children's books OR help inmates record donated books which are sent to the children.  What a wonderful way to educate and build relationships!

Kairos Prison Ministry International:

  • Kairos Inside: A 3 day weekend to create a Christian community of support.
  • Kairos Outside: A 2 day program for female family members impacted by incarceration

Hope Aglow:

  • An overview of ideas to serve in prison ministry including pre-release, aftercare, jail ministry, juvenile home ministry, inmate family ministry, etc.
  • Provides bible study lessons and a newsletter and tracts

Bike to the Future:

  • Collect and donate bikes for released offenders who have no transportation to work or job training

Inside Out Dad:

  • Implemented in more than 25 state Departments of Corrections facilities and countless Federal Prisons, InsideOut Dad is the nation's only evidence-based fatherhood program developed specifically for incarcerated fathers.