Tag Archives: prison ministry

Better Together – When Two Kairos Programs Work Together

Imagine a normal day such as this one. You receive a phone call telling you that your child has been arrested for murder! Your life would be irrevocably changed in ways you could never imagine. This is what happened with Renaldi when her 18 year old son Wes, was arrested for capital murder. Renaldi was… Continue reading »

What Happens Inside Prison when Kairos Leaves?

As with every prison, Martin Correctional Institute in Florida was shutdown to visitors and volunteers for over a year, reopening in April. While the Kairos team was kept out, something very special was happening on the inside of Martin CI. A group of inmates, consisting mostly of Kairos Graduates, was grouping as a daily prayer… Continue reading »

Kairos Recognized as the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction’s Most Impactful Program of 2020

Kairos Recognized as the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction’s Most Impactful Program of 2020

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) held a Virtual Volunteer Recognition and Appreciation celebration to highlight volunteers and programs who are making a difference in the lives of those imprisoned or recently released. Each prison was able to choose to recognize its Volunteer of the Year, the Most Impactful Program, and the Most… Continue reading »

To Accelerate Prison Reform, Put a Human Face on Mass Incarceration

By The Rev. William Barnwell, former Priest-in-Charge, Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church, New Orleans (reprinted with permission) thelensnola.org/ April 15, 2016 Gradually, it is becoming common knowledge that we incarcerate more people per capita in Louisiana than any other state, for that matter any other nation. One in 86 white men from New Orleans are incarcerated, while… Continue reading »