Prison Ministry


February 26, 2020

Successful re-entry into society is one of the most challenging parts of rehabilitation and an area where The Episcopal Church has voiced particular concern. When re-entering their communities, former offenders find themselves needing to reconnect with family and friends, find employment and...

February 20, 2020

This week, the Office of Government Relations Criminal Justice Series will focus on prison conditions, particularly the treatment of and opportunities for those who are incarcerated. Prison sentences can be designed to accomplish many goals, including punishment (penalty for committing a crime...

August 22, 2019

“Hear My Voice” was developed by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America for use by prisoners and those who support them. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service] A prayer book that was developed by...

July 17, 2019

The Diocese of New Hampshire softball team poses for a photo July 16 outside the state’s Correctional Facility for Women in Concord before the team’s final game of the season in a league with a prison team. The league’s coordinator, Dan...

May 15, 2019

“On the Row” is a production of Prison Story Project featuring six actors reading the words of death row inmates in Arkansas. Photo: Kathy McGregor

[Episcopal News Service] An Arkansas Episcopal congregation’s prison storytelling...

February 4, 2019

The Rikers Island prison complex (foreground) is seen from an airplane in the Queens borough of New York. Photo: Reuters

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church’s General Convention, in addition to placing racial reconciliation among the church’s top...

September 21, 2018

Formerly incarcerated New Yorkers gather Sept. 10 in a room at the Church of the Heavenly Rest in Manhattan for the kickoff meeting of the 10-week Raising My Voice course on public speaking and leadership. Photo: Angela James/


May 1, 2018

Antiques dealer Jon Felz, center, appraises an icon for Joanne and Sal Torrisi during an April 21 fundraiser for Diocese of Newark Prison Ministry programs, held at St. James Episcopal Church in Upper Montclair, New Jersey. Photo: Sharon Sheridan

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July 30, 2017

From left, Robert Dilday, John Gayle, Cheryl Blackwell and Sal Anselmo are among the volunteer chaplains from St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church that minister at the city jail in Richmond, Virginia. Photo: Sarah Bartenstein

[Episcopal News Service] Robert Dilday has served for about a year...

December 1, 2014

By: Katie Nichol

An article from the December 2014 issue St. Paul's Episcopal Episcopal Church Communicant. Transcribed from an article written by Katie Nichol.

In early November, the Northwest Arkansas Prison Story Project visited the Randall L. Williams Correctional Facility in Pine Bluff for a staged...


Bulletin Inserts

Se estima que hay 1,7 millones de niños en los Estados Unidos que tienen un padre en la cárcel.

Las inserciones del boletín de esta semana describen los ministerios de la prisión en varias dió

An ecumenical ministry of hospice care for terminally ill inmates and those facing the prospect

A body of ministries addressing the spiritual needs of incarcerated men, women and children, to

An ecumenical organization that attempts to bring under one roof all Prison Ministries involved

Partners with local churches across the country to minister to a group that society often scorns