Would you like to be God’s heart and hands right from your own home (even in another state)? Consider becoming a Pen Pal for a woman at Perryville Women’s Prison. You can write a note or use email to give an encouraging word of faith and hope. Some of these women do not receive family… Continue reading Pen Pal meeting
A message from our Social Justice Action Team Criminal Justice Ministry By Nancy Nonini Have you ever had a teenage son? A 16-year old boy was arrested for stealing a backpack, a petty crime. Because he did not have enough money to cover $3000 bail, he was in jail for 3 years awaiting trial. He… Continue reading Can you Imagine?
By Nancy Nonini, Social Justice Action Team-Criminal Justice Did you know? According to the Death Penalty Information Center: Arizona reportedly has “refurbished” its gas chamber and has spent more than $2,000 to acquire ingredients to execute prisoners with cyanide gas, the same gas used by the Nazis to murder more than one million men, women,… Continue reading From the Prison Ministry/Criminal Justice Reform Action Team
By Nancy NoniniSocial Justice Action Team-Prison Ministry Do you know why 4:15 p.m. is the most exciting time of day at Perryville Prison for Women (ASPC – Perryville)? It’s Mail Call. Women rush to see if they get a letter. Others never come out because they don’t want to face yet another day without a… Continue reading Prison Ministry Introduces Pen Pal Program