Jail Ministries: The Top 10 Things to Consider

Jail Ministries: The Top 10 Things to Consider
Duration: 60 Minutes
Module 1 Resources
Recorded on: 2020-01-15
Unit 1 Slide Deck: Jail Ministries: The Top 10 Things to Consider
Unit 2 Recording: Jail Ministries

Religious ministries have the potential to help jail staff, incarcerated people, and family members.  Too often, unfortunately, there is unintended friction between jail staff and religious volunteers.  This friction can interfere with the success of jail ministries.  By discussing key issues before the religious ministry begins, jail staff can decrease potential problems and increase benefits.

During this webinar, we will discuss:

  • The nature and extent of jail religious ministries.
  • Potential conflicts between jail staff and those working in religious ministries.
  • Specific jail ministry issues.



Audience Comments:

  • “Honest, practical suggestions from people who know what they are doing. Time well spent!” — Art
  • “I truly enjoyed this webinar! Learned a lot about different ways to minister in jails and prisons!” — Deborah
  • “Good information and ideas of what is working in other facilities.” — Lisa
  • “The concept of out of the box thinking for Ministry groups (e.g., in this webinar, the idea of supplying inmate needs by reducing costs to jails).” — Anthony


** This webinar has been certified by the National Sheriffs' Association and may be eligible for Continuing Education Units through your POST. Please consult your local certification processes for additional details. Paid subscribers that attend will be able to download a jointly issued attendance certificate that includes the National Sheriffs' Association logo.
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