The Clark County Jail Chaplaincy first builds trust, then guides incarcerated individuals into hope, followed by cultivating change which results in a new way of living as productive citizens both in jail and when released.
Cookie Pass Out
April 19th in the jail. Join us as we pass out cookies, have conversations, and pray for the jail. Also the opportunity to bake chocolate chip cookies as well, you will put many smiles on faces.
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Let the Journey Begin
We have an opportunity for a new Americorps Vista.
Our mission is simple
To Reform how we incarcerate
"My Americorps Vista service connected me with some of the best
people in Springfield while learning and doing significant work in our community."
Jonah Project Vista Jay Weygandt
WHAT WE DO
One on one visits, Discipleship/ mentoring, 7 small groups each week, cookie Pass Out 4 times a year, Christmas for inmate's children, Key Vision TV- Television shows specifically for inmates to promote change.
Each week there is an opportunity for inmates to engage in a small group settings with volunteers from the Clark County community. Biblical messages shared to promote healing and restoration along with a time of sharing and peer support.
ONE ON ONES
Ministering to inmates individually by listening, developing friendship, and prayer. The goal is
for healing and developing new relationships that are beneficial to recover and overcoming destructive behavior. Ministry Visit times
Tuesday 11:30AM-3:30PM / 4:30PM-9PM
Wed.-Sat. 2PM-3:30PM / 4:30-5:30PM / 8:15-9PM
COOKIE PASS OUT / Care Day
4 times a year we pass out cookies, socks, Bibles, and other goodies to all the inmates.
The inmates are very grateful and join us in group prayer. These events are a good introduction to the ministry to new comers.
Season of opportunity
Christmas can be a very difficult time while incarcerated. This is also a great opportunity to show inmates and their families Christ love. We partner with sponsors to provide all the children that have an incarcerated mom or dad in jail with Christmas gifts.
On Christmas Eve we delivery cookies, socks, t-shirts, underwear, and other goodies to ever inmate.
Contact us on how to get involved.
Christmas preparations and distribution
Key Vision is television specifically for the incarcerated. The network began development in 2015 for the Clark County Jail. Our current broadcast day is 13 hours of existing network shows that are beneficial to reentry. The future is to develop in house as well as utilizing the best practices programing that promotes healthy returning citizens.