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Prison Ministry
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Who Are We?

The Prison Ministry's mission is to reach out to men, women and youth who are behind prison walls as well as to their families. We minister through visitation, prayer, songs, testimony and the Word of God. We believe that God can change lives through the love we share with each person behind prison walls.

Serve In This Ministry

Eligibility to Serve in the Prison Ministry

In order to serve in this ministry, you must be a member of the Brooklyn Tabernacle or in the process of becoming a member. You must also complete the ministry training sessions and have a burden to minister to those in prison and their families.

Activities and Functions

  • Praying for the salvation of inmates and their families.
  • Visiting the prisons and participating in the services in the prison chapels.
  • Sending of correspondence, bibles, books, and birthday cards to inmates.
  • Participating in Christmas gift presentation programs and other functions for the families.
  • Being a mentor for newly released inmates.

Frequency of Service

The Prison Ministry workers are required to visit prisons on Sunday mornings, weeknights or whenever doors are open to ministry. Also, workers will correspond with inmates will be accomplished through a pen-pal system.

Length of Commitment

All Prison Ministry volunteers are asked to make a one-year commitment to the ministry.

Special Requirements

The Prison Ministry worker must be able to follow instructions from the group leaders as well as Chaplains, and Department of Corrections Staff. All workers must obtain proper identifications to enter the prisons. All workers who have been incarcerated must have release dates at least one year for city jails, and two years for state facilities. Workers must be willing to meet in the mornings or evenings at pick-up sites to enter the prisons. All workers entering the prisons must abide by the prison ministry's dress code.


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