Welcome to Capital Mass’Prison Ministry resource page. Below you will find a library of resources all aimed at raising awareness of this vital mission field and the partners we know will enable you and your parish to engage.
PRISON MINISTRY VIDEO LIBRARY
Compassion and Dignity
Celia Wyatt, Executive Director of Choices Islington reflects on their pastoral and healing ministry into London’s Prisons.
Believing there’s Hope
Find out about the amazing work of Reflex as they bring hope to young lives who often feel written off.
A person with conviction is 30-50% less likely to re-offend if they find work. People working free through Cleansheet.
Connecting with People. Connecting People through Prayer. Volunteers share their Prison Fellowship stories
Prison Fellowship’s Peter Holloway and their volunteers remind us that compassion means we turn up.
Care for Ex-Offenders unpack what it means for the church to journey with ex-offenders and invites us to join them
Music reducing reoffending
Philip Emery, Director of Changing Tunes (South East) talks about the power of music setting people free.
RESOURCES AND FURTHER READING
Caring For Ex-Offenders
Please click here Caring for Ex-Offenders connects people leaving prison and resettling to London with a mentor based in a local church. This mentor, supported by a small team provides practical and emotional support as the person reintegrates into society. CFEO trains these mentors and church teams to equip them to support ex-offenders safely and effectively in a church community.
Churches Together in Westminster
Please click here We are an ecumenical organisation, affiliated to Churches Together in England.
Please click here Empowering local churches and employers to support prisoners and ex-offenders into the world of work by offering a unique 3-Step Pathway from prison to employment.
Christianity Explored Prisons
Please click here Meeting the unique challenges of sharing the identity, mission, and call of Jesus with those serving time in prison.
Please click here Using music teaching, rehearsing, recording, performance, improvisation and composition to aid the rehabilitation of prisoners and ex-prisoners.
Please click here Community Chaplaincies work alongside prisoners, ex-prisoners and their families, offering mentoring and holistic support within prison, through the gates and out in the community.
Please click here Pact is a national charity which supports people affected by imprisonment. We provide practical and emotional support to prisoners’ children and families, and to prisoners themselves.
Please click here Reflex exists to break the cycle of offending and re-offending through holistic transformation. Working in 14 prisons across England including two in London, we deliver Outreach, Non-Formal Education and Chaplaincy Support to juvenile, young and young adult offenders serving a custodial sentence.
Please click here Prison Fellowship aims to support prisoners by coming alongside them, praying and supporting them to change.
Please click here Spurgeons work with children, young people and their families to ensure that the cycle of generational offending is broken
The Welcome Directory
Please click here The Welcome Directory is creating a national database of faith communities who have committed themselves to welcoming and supporting people leaving prison.