Nov 7, 2017

Welcome to Forward Church's Jail & Prison Ministry

Forward Church is proud to offer a dedicated Jail & Prison Ministry aimed at making a positive impact on the lives of incarcerated individuals and their families. Our mission is to provide spiritual support, counseling, and resources to those in need, while fostering a sense of hope and redemption within the correctional system.

Our Commitment to the Incarcerated Community

At Forward Church, we believe that everyone deserves an opportunity for forgiveness, transformation, and a chance to turn their lives around. Our Jail & Prison Ministry aims to address the unique challenges faced by incarcerated individuals, providing them with the spiritual guidance and support necessary to facilitate their personal growth.

Our dedicated team of volunteers works tirelessly to develop relationships with inmates and their families, ensuring that they feel supported throughout their journey. We understand that the prison experience is not limited to the individual behind bars but extends to their loved ones as well. Therefore, we offer a holistic approach that includes support for families impacted by incarceration.

Services Offered

Our Jail & Prison Ministry provides a wide range of services tailored to meet the specific needs of incarcerated individuals and their families. Some of the core services we offer include:

  • Spiritual Support: Our team of trained volunteers offers spiritual guidance and counseling to inmates, providing them with the tools to develop a strong sense of faith and hope even within the confines of a correctional facility.
  • Visitation: We organize regular visitation programs to ensure inmates have a chance to connect with the outside world. These visits offer a sense of community and support, helping inmates maintain connections with their loved ones.
  • Reintegration Assistance: We understand the challenges of reentering society after a period of incarceration. Our ministry extends beyond prison walls, assisting individuals with their reintegration process through various programs and resources.
  • Family Support: We provide support and resources for families affected by incarceration, helping them navigate the difficulties and offering a sense of comfort and understanding.
  • Educational Opportunities: In collaboration with partner organizations, we offer a range of educational programs tailored to the needs of incarcerated individuals. These programs aim to equip inmates with new skills and knowledge to prepare them for a brighter future.
  • Prayer and Worship Services: Regular prayer and worship services are conducted within correctional facilities, allowing inmates to find solace and draw strength from their faith.

Why Choose Forward Church's Jail & Prison Ministry?

Forward Church's Jail & Prison Ministry stands out for its commitment to making a lasting impact on the lives of incarcerated individuals and their families. Here are some reasons why you should choose our ministry:

  • Experience: With years of experience in jail and prison ministry, our team has gained valuable insights into the unique challenges faced by inmates and their families.
  • Compassionate Approach: We approach every individual with empathy and compassion, creating a supportive environment where they can express their emotions and find guidance.
  • Holistic Support: Our ministry extends beyond spiritual support, addressing various aspects of an individual's life, including emotional well-being, family dynamics, and reintegration into society.
  • Collaboration with Local Agencies: We work closely with local agencies and organizations to leverage resources and opportunities, ensuring a comprehensive support network for our ministry participants.
  • Non-Judgmental Environment: We believe that everyone deserves a second chance and strive to create a non-judgmental environment that fosters healing, growth, and redemption.

If you or your loved one is currently incarcerated or impacted by incarceration, we invite you to join our Jail & Prison Ministry at Forward Church. Together, we can navigate the challenges and build a better future.