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Peace Parade

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” (Matthew 5:9)
by Rick Admiraal, PCA Board Member, pastor at New Life Prison Community in, Newton, Iowa I love a parade!  In fact, who doesn't love a parade?  Parades are great.  You can sit … http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2018/03/peace-parade/

God's Transforming Love

Prison ministry is unique for some obvious reasons. The setting being a big one. Yet prison ministry is not a unique ministry in the sense it seeks to share the good news of Gods transforming love with all.
by Chris Flohr, PCA Board Member Prison ministry is unique for some obvious reasons. The setting being a big one.  Yet prison ministry is not a unique ministry in the sense it … http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2018/03/gods-transforming-love/

Like a Burrito

A group of prayer leaders came forward laying their hands on Wayne’s and my shoulders. They invited others from the congregation to come up and lay hands on us or on another whose hand laid upon us. Nearly everyone there came forward.
By Debbie Gallipo, administrative assistant for PCA In the comfort and security of our younger son’s home, our sweet little granddaughter, Stella, loves to cuddle.  She will sn… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2018/03/burrito1/

Music

People who are incarcerated can, in safe and loving community, connect with their forebears through the old sacred hymns, and they can learn that the church is ever changing – ever growing, as they taste new worship experiences through new music.
By Mary Mortenson, Executive Director, PCA I have recently returned from the semi-annual ELCA Domestic Mission Unit Congregational Leadership Conference through which we traine… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2018/03/music/