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Women incarcerated at the Freetown Female Correctional Center receive gifts from the Sierra Leone Conference prison ministry volunteers. UMNS photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

Prison ministry transforms lives in Sierra Leone

United Methodist ministry in west Africa country has helped free prisoners. Read More

Vano Kalembe Kiboko, a United Methodist evangelist, prays in prison in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He has been helping to lead hundreds of people to Christ while in prison himself. Photo courtesy of Rev. Kiboko I. Kiboko

Political dissident leads revival behind bars

United Methodist evangelist Vano Kiboko has baptized more than 300 even while human rights observers say he is wrongfully imprisoned. Read More

Photo illustration of former prisoner. Courtesy of RETHINK CHURCH.

Resources on Restorative Justice

United Methodists are called to be peacemakers and healers. RETHINK CHURCH shares information on how to be in relationship with prisoners and returned citizens. More

Former inmate Tommy Fisher talks about finding God in prison. He credits Kairos prison ministry for changing his life.

Prison Gang Leader Finds God

"Everybody got a story but when you really get touched by God, you got a real story." One man's amazing tale of a second chance at life. View

UMTV: Prison Ministry Restores Hope

Former inmate Kimery Finger credits support of Cascade UMC for her new lease on life. "They were a bunch of sisters holding me up." View

UMTV: Mom’s Grief Inspires Peace Walk

"It's like his spirit is pushing me." Chicago mom who lost son says prayer labyrinth lets people focus on following God, and can end violence. View

Second Chance After Prison

My Sister's Keeper pairs female inmates with professional women on the outside to build relationships that can last long after a person is released. View

UMTV: Teens Opposing Poverty

Young United Methodists in Virginia work with former prisoners to help them re-enter society and have success. View

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