Angel Tree is a Prison Fellowship program that connects parents in prison with their children through the delivery of Christmas gifts. In most cases, local church volunteers purchase and deliver gifts and the Gospel to children in the name of their prisoner-parent. Many churches make an annual commitment to this highly rewarding program, and recognize it as a way to care for some of the most overlooked members of our communities.
Angel Tree Christmas begins when a church member registers their church for the program with the support of their pastor or other church leader(s). Once a church is registered, the process works like this:
Receive Angel Tree Names
Sometime in the fall, Angel Tree coordinators will receive the names of children who were signed-up by their mom or dad in prison.
Display Angel Tree Name Tags
Name tags of these children and gift suggestions are displayed in your church.
Angel Tree Announcement
Church members need to be notified of the program —bulletin, pulpit announcement, bulletin board, etc.—and invited to select names from the Angel Tree display.
Gift purchase and delivery
Church members purchase, wrap, and deliver a gift for each child on behalf of his or her incarcerated parent—and in the process, share the Gospel.
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Ready for the life-changing adventure of Angel Tree Christmas? Please complete the church registration form or call us at 1-800-55-ANGEL if you have questions. When we receive your registration, we’ll send you our Quickstart Kit, video, and everything else you need to get started.[/col][col span=4] Register Your Church
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Make a Donation
Christmas is only weeks away, and there are 425,000 children of prisoners who yearn for their absent parents’ love and hope for even just one Christmas filled with joy. More than that, they are in desperate need of a loving Savior who will fill the void in their hearts and who will bring complete restoration to their broken families destroyed by crime.
Each $12.25 you send right now will help reach ONE prisoner’s child with a Christmas gift, the Gospel, and a loving message given on behalf of their parent in prison.
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Angel Tree Camping
When inmates’ children go to Angel Tree summer camp, they experience normal childhood joys—and learn more about God’s great love for them!
Angel Tree Mentoring
Angel Tree helps match at-risk inmates’ children with caring, consistent adult mentors to help them stay on course for a bright future.
Angel Tree Year-Round
Share Christ’s love at Christmas and beyond. Angel Tree Year-Round reaches out to the children of prisoners and their families with the love of Christ every day.
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