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...]
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.
Sat 22 Nov 2014, 5-7pm, Christ Faith Tabernacle Cathedral, Woolwich, London SE18 6NL. A church service with the theme of 'Interrogating overrepresentation of black people in prisons'. Speakers include Dr R David Muir, Pastor Nims Obunge … [Read more...]
Sat 21 Nov 2014, 2-5PM, Chapel, Westminster Central Hall. Symposium exploring the reasons for the acute over-representation of black people in British prisons, and with the General Elections next year looming church leaders plan to make … [Read more...]
The Churches' Criminal Justice Forum (CCJF) was set up in 2001 and is a network of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland. The primary purpose of the CCJF is to uphold Christian values in the field of criminal justice. It does this by … [Read more...]