Prison Ministry News

Stories from Prison Ministry

Looking for God’s direction

[Paul and his companions] came to the border of Mysia. From there…

An inmate’s personal evangelism

Because of societal trends and other factors, traditional mass…

Volunteering through the storms of change

The phone rings in Sylvia Barnes’s apartment one morning, and…

Three ways to support WELS Prison Ministry – Fall 2023

Pray – As God’s redeemed children, our prayers are powerful…

Comforting others with the comfort we have received

Give praise to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! He…

The patient mentor

As we have reported previously, COVID and contraband have made…

Prison Ministry notes and news – Summer 2023

Thank you Jim, Welcome Joel The end of June will see a changing…

Three ways to support WELS Prison Ministry – Summer 2023

Pray – As God’s redeemed children, our prayers are powerful…

Those in prison are important to Jesus

Recently someone asked, “Why was prison such a big deal to…

Inmates who desire additional ministry can be connected with local WELS pastors, chaplains, or congregations where possible. Prison Ministry referral is one way that concerned individuals can make sure their family members, friends, and others who are incarcerated receive Christ-centered law/gospel ministry.

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