“My name is Carlos,” the letter begins. “I am 44 years old, a husband and father who is incarcerated, and has been for going on 9 years.”
Carlos is one of thousands of men and women who have been a part of Prison Fellowship’s in-prison programs. And he wants to thank everyone who has played a role in ministering to him and his fellow prisoners.
“I write to first thank your ministry and all those who work for, volunteer, and support Prison Fellowship for all that they do for people like me,” Carlos says. He recalls meeting Patty Colson, the widow of Prison Fellowship founder Chuck Colson, when she visited the prison, and being inspired by her words. “An echo of her husband’s life-long vision,” he says. “I just want to thank you and her for all you do,” Carlos concludes. “Because your efforts have changed my life … they have changed me.”
Prison Fellowship couldn’t change lives like Carlos’ without the help of the many tireless volunteers and generous supporters who make this ministry work. To everyone who has contributed their time, their prayers, or their resources to serving prisoners and their families, we join with Carlos in offering you our sincere thanks. And if you would like to learn more about ways to contribute or get involved with Prison Fellowship, please visit our Get Involved page.