From Touchstone Issue #37 See Full Issue

Ministry News Roundup – January 2024

Want your ministry featured in the next Touchstone issue? Submit content here!

Serving Prisoners

The Prisoner’s Journey


Prison Fellowship Romania held their first graduation for The Prisoner’s Journey!  


Prison Fellowship Uruguay recently held a graduation ceremony for The Prisoner’s Journey.

Costa Rica

Prison Fellowship Costa Rica recently held a graduation ceremony for The Prisoner’s Journey.


The Listener’s Way


Prison Fellowship Cambodia recently held a graduation ceremony for The Listener’s Way.

Sycamore Tree Project


Prison Fellowship Uruguay recently held a graduation ceremony for Sycamore Tree Project.

Other Programs


Prison Fellowship Nigeria has increased their reach and have started ministering in Correctional and Custodial Centers in Lagos. They use local church members, like those pictured here from The Apostolic Faith, to minister to prisoners around the country. 


Thanks to their Onesimus After-Care Program, Prison Fellowship Eswatini’s supported a prisoner who has been incarcerated for 32 years by donating 30 bags of cement to his parent’s home.


Listen in to a story about someone who was recently released from prison who had attended a Sycamore Tree course through Prison Fellowship Scotland and how the course significantly changed their life. 


Prison Fellowship Cambodia not only supports prisoners during their incarceration, but also during their re-entry and reintegration to society. They recently shared images of individuals who have both have successfully reintegrated into their community after a few years. They both have established small businesses and achieved stable incomes to support their families. 

Serving Families and Children of Prisoners 

The Child’s Journey


The Annual Progress Report is an important step in ensuring The Child’s Journey sponsors remain engaged and informed regarding the services their sponsored child has received throughout the year. Prison Fellowship Cambodia is now starting its APR campaign.

Other Programs

Czech Republic

The incarceration of parents has a profound effect on their children, something Prison Fellowship Czech Republic has long known thanks to their many years of work with children of imprisoned parents. Now, this has been confirmed by a three-year research study on parenting behind bars, with partners at Masaryk University. The results, along with training and other materials, were shared with social workers to better communicate with children. Learn more 


Prison Fellowship Uruguay got into the Christmas spirit with their Angel Tree program to support children of prisoners!  

Other News

Czech Republic

Prison Fellowship Czech Republic recently sponsored this song that is performed and even partially written by children of prisoners. The main singer and author of the song is one of the four ambassadors PF Czech Republic has engaged to promote their work. Listen in now or click the image below!


Prison Fellowship Rwanda kicked off the new year with a capacity building meeting to create their roadmap for success by discussing strategies, clarifying roles, fostering teamwork and ensuring everyone is on the same page. 

England and Wales

Prison Fellowship England and Waleswinter edition of In:sight is out now! Read about Angel Tree Mother’s Day, a review of @BBC season 2 of Time, and inspiring stories about fundraising and volunteering for PF. Subscribe here to their ‘News and Appeals’ to get your copy.


Peter Hall has served and volunteered for Prison Fellowship Australia for over 30 years. What started as an invitation to play basketball at a local prison turned into a lifetime of service and transformation. Read Peter’s full reflection on his experience here


Prison Fellowship Brazil held their first Education and Professionalization Sector Meeting, marking a significant step in consolidating pedagogical practices in affiliated APACs. During the meeting, essential issues related to the PF Brazil mission (including the importance of constant personal and professional improvement) were discussed.  Read more here.


Ministry Updates

Other Articles in this Issue

See Full Issue
Reminders and Announcements

Reminders and Announcements – January 2024

Children’s Programs TCJ APR Campaigns are underway! Information regarding how to conduct your APR campaign can be found in the APR Guide. If you have any questions, please reach out to the Program Office. Upon receipt of Biblica resources: Inventory all resources upon receipt and check what you received against the Bill of Laden Provide […]

Learn More
Letter from the CEO

The Mystery of the Trinity and Incarnation

Prayer  Father, we stand at the precipice of another year. We continue to ask you to give us wisdom on what our priorities should be, not only for the year, but for each day. Help us to know where to spend our time. Give us wisdom that’s beyond our understanding to make decisions that need […]

Learn More

Looking for another way to support our mission?

With your help, prisoners around the world are learning about Jesus the Prisoner.

Donate Today