Reentry Ministry

Reentry is tough. Two-thirds of released prisoners will be arrested again within three years. Get involved in helping ex-prisoners make the transition back into society. The articles and resources on this page will show you why reentry ministry is so exciting and challenging. (Please click on the + to view more resources)

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RECENT BLOG POSTS ABOUT REENTRY MINISTRY

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