Prisons Sunday, the second Sunday in October, marks the beginning of the week to pray for the needs of all those affected by prisons: prisoners and their families, victims of crime and their communities, those working in the criminal … [Read more...]
Churches' Criminal Justice Forum
The Churches' Criminal Justice Forum (CCJF), set up in 2001, is a network of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland with the primary purpose of upholding Christian values in the field of criminal justice.
Prisons week has existed for over 30 years. It is run by a broad alliance of Christian denominations and leading faith based charities working in the criminal justice system. It aims to encourage prayer for the needs of prisoners, as well as assist with regional and local events to raise the profile of criminal justice issues and the role of faith communities.
There is a separate Prisoners Week in Scotland
Joint faiths advisory board on criminal justice
The web site of the newly formed Community Chaplaincy Association provides a focal point for sharing resources and information about local Community Chaplaincy projects.
A collaboration of faith based organisations who actively work on 'police related priorities' in partnership with police and Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) was launched on 21 November 2016 at 10 Downing Street. The launch of Faith … [Read more...]
HOPE is preparing for another year of mission to reach local communities through words and actions during 2018. This has the ambitious aim of bringing about a 10% growth across the whole Church, said Roy Crowne, Executive Director of … [Read more...]
Prisoners Week, 20–27 Nov 2016, is an opportunity for those in Scotland to remember all who are affected by crime: those in prison, those who have been hurt by the actions of others, prison staff, families and the wider … [Read more...]
This year's Prisons Week takes place from 9-15 October 2016 and has the theme 'Lord have mercy'. Prisons Week enables individuals and churches to pray for the needs of all those affected by prisons - prisoners and their families, victims … [Read more...]
Prisoners Week in Scotland has the theme 'Just Us'. The National Launch Service for Prisoners Week is Monday 16th November at 18.30 in St Margaret’s, Drip Road, Stirling FK9 4UA. The website includes worship notes with a sermon, … [Read more...]
This year's theme is A New and Living Way based on Hebrews 10: 19b - 20a (NIV). You can download or order a prayer leaflet from the Prisons Week website. There is a different prayer for each day of the week for those who work in prisons, … [Read more...]