San Quentin – Pete: Serving 2 Life Sentences: Praises God for those who come in and pray with him. He is thankful for some DIRT that he got to help nourish his plants that he maintains for the Chapel. Ed – Who in the midst of chaos and negativity in the prison held a “Thank You Party” in his cell, thanking God for saving him and using him in SQ.
Santa Rita Jail – Teresa: From the Max. Unit who had listened many times but had not committed to anything…One day pounds the table at Bible Study and says: “I GET IT!” Tiara – From the Max. Unit…waiting for trial and facing many years of prison time: “Thank you for coming in to teach and encourage me…I often feel so alone.”
D.V.I. Men’s Prison – Tom: “I never knew about Jesus, nobody ever explained this to me. I want to know Him more!”
Every person on the Prison Ministry team has been “called” into this ministry by God. There is a huge population of those on the “inside” that reside in our Tri Valley area and region. These groups of people are greatly loved by God and God has called us to go into these institutions and bring hope, salvation and healing to those on “the inside”.
We have teams that will go into these institutions and: