Chapter 3 – Starting A Prison Ministry

OBJECTIVES:

Upon conclusion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Summarize the steps for starting a prison ministry.
  • Identify various types of ministries which you might provide in an institution.
  • Prepare and submit a proposal for prison ministry.
  • Recruit and train volunteers.

INTRODUCTION

You are convinced. The Biblical mandate and example are clear. As a believer, you want to be involved in prison ministry. But how do you start? How do you gain access to the prison? This chapter details steps for starting a jail or prison ministry. You will learn various types of ministries which you might provide in an institution, how to prepare and submit a proposal for your program, and ways to recruit and train volunteers.

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.