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Singing In Prison

There are a lot of lost men and women in prison as there are lost people throughout the world. But the good news is that the good shepherd is there to seek out the one who is lost.
By Rev. Margaret O'Neal, friend of PCA 23 After they had been severely flogged, [Paul and Silas] were thrown into prison, and the jailer was commanded to guard them carefully. … http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/04/singing-prison/

Let's Run

Together, we have journeyed to the foot of the cross and this Easter day we join with Christians throughout the world in the greatest celebration of our lives. Some of those Christians will celebrate the liberating grace of the resurrection while they are…
By Mary Mortenson, Director Prison Congregations of America “Then they remembered his words.” This is verse 8 of Luke 24.  The women who had come to the tomb to minister to a b… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/04/lets-run/

Easter in Prison

For me God was a lifeline to sanity in a crazy place. And God never let me down. I would get mail from strangers and friends when I needed it most. Another inmate would be friendlier than usual. And I learned to love those gals in there. I learned to…
By Gloria Gurwell, PCA Board Member We have just finished our last Lenten service at American Lutheran Church in Sun City, AZ.  We have been using the Holden service.  I think … http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/04/easter-prison/

Planning, Planting and Promise

Through PCA, we are in the church planting business. Like my hapless little crocus bulbs, sometimes things don’t go as planned, but no effort is ever wasted, and usually the result is more beautiful than I could have ever imagined. I am ever reminded t…
By Mary Mortenson, Executive Director, Prison Congregations of America A couple of years ago, I had a vision of how beautiful our little front yard would look with dozens of cr… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/04/planning-planting-and-promise/