Prison Fellowship has a long history of going behind bars at Easter.
Fred Mendrin paroled out of a California prison and keeps going back—to inspire men and women who remain behind bars. Fred is retiring from Prison Fellowship, so now what?
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Joe Avila has met celebrities and helped start programs that reach thousands. But as he nears retirement, he says his greatest achievement is simple.
During the most challenging time of their careers, chaplains looked to Prison Fellowship as they embraced new ways to serve the prisoners in their care.
At a recent Hope Event, hip-hop artists Lecrae and Jeff Walker answered questions from prisoners.
Church on the Move to host Hope Event on Sunday evening, featuring Richard Acuna, Serena Steenjoldt, and live streamed into Roswell Correction Center.
Prison Fellowship shares the Good News behind bars through hope events.
Jeff Walker finished a 13-year prison sentence in South Carolina. He got a job, his own place, and custody of his daughter. On Good Friday he’s going back to prison—as a musical artist with a message of hope for the men he left behind.
When Raúl stopped hiding in Costa Rica and returned to the United States, he knew prison awaited him. He anticipated the trial, the sentencing, and the loneliness. But God had more in store.
Raúl fled Communism, and then arrest. To build a new life, he would have to face his consequences.
From the ministry’s first-ever virtual Easter celebration to socially distanced Hope Events safely conducted outside the prison fence, Prison Fellowship is finding new ways to continue to bring the hope of the Gospel to incarcerated men and women.
“I was trapped in my own mindset. I was trapped into thinking that I had to be something that society said I had to be, instead of being what God said I was.”
New Prison Fellowship partnership with platinum selling artist Lecrae opens door to first prison event since COVID-19 pandemic began at St. Clair prison in Springville, AL.
When the Spirit of God moves, even the toughest of prisoners cannot stand in His way.
COVID-19 forced Blackburn Correctional Center to close its doors to visitors, but that didn’t stop dedicated volunteers and DOC staff from serving incarcerated men.