Ministry News Roundup – December 2023
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The Prisoner’s Journey
Prison Fellowship Uruguay invited prisoners to The Prisoner’s Journey program.
Prison Fellowship Italy is preparing something special! Through the Other Kitchen Project, they make and distribute Christmas Lunches in prisons with the help of star chefs, celebrities and volunteers who come together to create moments of joy and hope.
Prison Fellowship Suriname had a blessed end of the year with the men in the Inrichting Duisburg Penitentiary as they had a day full of spontaneous worship, encouragement and fellowship with delicious food and drinks.
Serving Families and Children of Prisoners
The Child’s Journey
Prison Fellowship Nigeria recently held a registration for children of prisoners to sign up for PromisePath. PFN is currently serving over 500 children in 16 regions across the country. One of their chapter recently held a Back-to-School event for children where they received school kits containing school supplies they need for the new school year.
Prison Fellowship Philippines PromisePath volunteers conduct mentoring sessions with child beneficiaries as representatives from the prison look on and listen intently.
Prison Fellowship Burkina Faso hosted an Angel Tree event for PromisePath beneficiaries where they each received a gift. PFB Executive Director Jean Eudes Ouedraogo smiles with the precious children who received a gift.
Prison Fellowship Liberia hosted an Angel Tree event where children received gift bags.
Children of prisoners in Romania were gifted Christmas presents this year thanks to Prison Fellowship Romania’s Angel Network. Each year, they serve more and more children with a total of over 15,000 children served this year!
Trinidad and Tobago
Teams from Prison Fellowship Singapore and Singapore Youth for Christ brought children from PFS’ Care Club to Adventure Cove Waterpark! This partnership includes mentoring and tutoring initiatives that add to a child’s holistic well-being.
Locally known as Yayasan Indonesia Bangkit dan Bersinar (Rise and Shine Ministry), Prison Fellowship Indonesia has just chartered and become the newest national ministry in the family! Currently serving 5,000 of the country’s 270,000 prisoners in 20% of the prisons, this organization has also established pathways for prisoners to participate in theological studies and developed church service for ex-offenders and their families. PF Indonesia was interested in joining the family because they want to increase their organizational reputation with government and church partners while drawing from learnings of other NMs.
Prison Fellowship Nigeria held an end-of-year strategic meeting in order to recap what has happened over the past year and plan for the next.