In-Prison Ministry

Learn how to share God’s love through in-prison ministries. The stories and resources on this page will show you how to meet prisoners at their greatest point of need – in prison. (Please click on the + to view more resources)

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Recommended Reading


  • The Victims No One Sees

    The following article originally appeared in Inside Journal, Prison Fellowship’s quarterly publication for men and women behind bars.  The young man in the orange jumpsuit held his face in his hands. The tattoo on one …more »
  • Twin Cities Second Chances 5K Supports Those with Criminal Records

    Part of New Prison Fellowship Campaign to Expose and Eliminate “Second Prison” for 65 Million Americans with Criminal Records ST. PAUL, Minn., April 26, 2016—Hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans with a criminal record continually face significant legal, …more »
  • A Night in Prison

    By the time Sgt. Joseph Serna left his position in the Special Forces, he had completed four combat tours in over two decades in Afghanistan. He had nearly been killed on three separate occasions, and …more »