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Sound and Light

Those of us who worship inside are witness to the flickering lights born of enthusiasm and joy... these sights and sounds of prison congregational worship. The razor wire does not and cannot contain the light or the sound. Just like the cicadas’ song an…
By Mary Mortenson, Executive Director, Prison Congregations of America This is the time of year when we in South Dakota see the elusive dance of the fireflies and hear the song… http://www.prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/08/sound-and-light/

A Plethora of Paradoxes

To experience worship inside a prison is to experience a plethora of paradoxes. We come to proclaim freedom through the grace of Christ; and we come to a place that exists for the purpose of confinement. Those who are often most in need of the meal are …
By Rev. Terry Schjang, pastor at New Beginnings Worshipping Community in the Denver Women's Correctional Facility When are we the host, and when the visitor?  When the stranger… http://www.prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/07/plethora-paradoxes/