Day 8 - In The Jail

Today's local partner ministry is the Good News Jail & Prison Ministry.


The mission of the Good News Jail & Prison Ministry is to reach every inmate in the world with the Good News of Jesus Christ that they might become growing disciples. The work of the Good News Jail & Prison Ministry is to plant and build the church of Jesus Christ around the world. Our work takes us to places most would never consider – jails and prisons – where we are seeing God do amazing things in the hearts and lives of men, women and children behind bars.

The local chapter serves in Monroe and Wayne Counties. The chaplains handle all daily requests for spiritual counsel and when allowed they look for opportunities to share the Gospel. They lead discussions and Bible studies for inmates who are interested. They pray for inmates who want to pray. They also oversee eleven services every weekend between the three jail facilities to build a community for those who are seeking. 

Today, would you please pray...

  • for new people willing to serve with the ministry with whatever gifts they have.
  • for the inmates to be receptive to God's Word in new and refreshing ways. Pray that God would soften hearts and that broken lives would begin to be transformed.
  • for the chaplains to be effective. Pray that they would balance the demands of ministry, family, church and training/education well.
  • for new financial partners to continue to support the work of the ministry.

If you'd like to learn more about the Good News Jail & Prison Ministry and would like to engage more in praying for this ministry, they are hosting their annual Prayer Breakfast TOMORROW (Saturday, December 9th) at 9:00a at Koinonia Fellowship (500 Main Street, East Rochester, 14445).

Thanks for praying!