Ministry Resources and Contacts


Prison Fellowship: www.prisonfellowship.org

  • Bible studies
  • Leadership training
  • Reentry ministry
     

Prison Fellowship International: www.pfi.org

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

Second Prison Project: www.secondprison.org

  • Develop a local chapter to equip offenders for reentry
     

Circles of Transformation: hmjohnson@sbcglobal.net

  • 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: www.setfreeministries.com

  • Discipleship program
     

Men’s Fraternity: www.authenticmanhood.com

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

Community Service Project: tmaxwell3@sbcglobal.net

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

New Direction Scholarship: contact Dan Steska – dsteska@moumethodist.org

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

Salvation Army Prison Ministries: www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/prison-ministries
 

Beauty for Ashes: Gina.hanna@bfa-ministry.org

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

PATCH: www.chilicothepatch.org

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

Angel Tree: 571-252-6824 or sami_weakley@pfm.org

  • 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: bettywoodring@hotmail.com.  or www.cppministry.com

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

Story Link: ctseed@ymail.com

  • 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: www.kairosprisonministry.org

  • 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: www.hopeaglow.com

  • 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: aolsen@moumethodist.org

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

Inside Out Dad: http://store.fatherhood.org/insideout-dad-programs/

  • 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.