Langhorne United Methodist Church 301 E. Maple Ave., Langhorne PA 19047 (215) 757-4984
Langhorne United Methodist Church
Sunday, December 17, 2017
A Fellowship of Believers Reaching Out That All Might Know Christ
 
 
  

Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners.

Hebrews 13:3a NIV
 

I was in prison and you came to visit me.

Matthew 25:26c NIV
  
 

Prison Ministry and Restorative Justice

Connections, News and Resources

 Contact: Bill Bryan
 

 

Sending Christmas Greetings to Prison Inmates Again

Share the spirit of the season by offering just a few words of blessing (suggested greetings will be available), and then sign your first name. It's a small gesture than can make a big impact on a life. See our new Web story, "Sending Christmas greetings to prison inmates again" for general information about this annual campaign of caring.

LOOK for Christmas Cards to sign in Fellowship Hall.
Instructions and suggestions will be on the table to assist you.
Please sign as many as you would like. 
 

 

Become an active member of our

Angel Tree Ministry

there are a variety of ways to serve.  

view/print flyer here

 

  


The Eastern Pennsylvania United Methodist Prison Ministry and Restorative Justice team is a proud sponsor of


 Eastern Pennsylvania Prison Ministry
and Restorative Justice

Prison Ministry & Organization Links:

Amachi 
People of Faith Mentoring Children of Promise
 
BCPS/Berks Connection
Berks Connections / Pretrial Services works to create a safer, more prosperous community by providing services, support and community-based outreach to adult offenders, at-risk youth and their families through successful community reintegration and by providing pretrial-related assistance to the courts and effective supervision of pretrial defendants.
 
Billy Graham Center: The Institute for Prison Ministries 
Equipping and encouraging the body of Christ for prison ministry.
 
Prison Ministry is often an untapped mission field. Working in cooperation with various prison ministries, volunteers minister not only to the men, women, and juveniles in prison, but also to their families, the prison staff, and those who have recently been released.
 
Originally birthed out of Christian Life Center in Bensalem, PA 19020, CLPRM's goal is to present the gospel to people incarcerated in prison systems and abroad: to lead them to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ; to bring hope in what seems to be a hopeless situation; to disciple them through the teaching of God's Word and to prepare them for living a Godly lifestyle.
 
DISCIPLE Bible Outreach Ministries 
Transforming Lives in Prisons & Pews
 
Fishermen Ministries & Outreach
Fishermen Ministries & Outreach currently serves the Greater Delaware Valley by providing faith-based workforce development services in economically distressed areas, with an emphasis on helping ex-inmates.
 
Freedom Gate Ministries
Our mission is to provide Christian after-care support for ex-prisoners.
 
Have A Heart Group
The Purpose of Have a Heart for Persons in the Criminal Justice System (Have A Heart Group) is to improve Lancaster County Prison and our county criminal justice system so that they meet optimal rather than minimal levels of management.
 
HopeAglow Ministries is an organization dedicated to reaching prisoners with the message of Christ’s Love. It is a ministry whose goal is not rehabilitation, but regeneration.
 
Preaching Great Commission
Reaching Lost Young Men – The Mission
Teaching Them Godly Submission
 
Sharing Christ Through Community and Prison Ministries
 
A volunteer organization dedicated to decreasing the effects of crime in our communities, increasing public safety, and ministering to and restoring both crime victims and offenders.
 
A Translational Living House using Biblical Lifestyle Discipleship
 
Kairos Prison Ministry International (KPMI)
Kairos Prison Ministry of Pennsylvania
Changing Hearts, Transforming Lives, Impacting the World
 
Grace, Hope, Regeneration … for those in and recently released!
 
Life Abundant is a Christian organization established to assist inmates, ex-offenders and their families develop Christian principles in their social, economic and spiritual lives and become productive members of society.
 
NEW PERSON MINISTRIES, INC. is a nonprofit ministry doing prisoner reentry services through the NEW PERSON CENTER transitional residential housing program, through the PURPOSE MINISTRY prison correspondence and mentoring program, through the COMMUNITY RENEWAL FOR SEX OFFENDERS (CR-SO) family and offender support group, and public awareness and education program, and through MARS HILL INSTITUTE, a policy research forum.
 
The mission of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency is to enhance the quality of criminal and juvenile justice systems, facilitate the delivery of services to victims of crime and assist communities to develop and implement strategies to reduce crime and victimization. 
 
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections 
The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections operates as one team, embraces diversity, and commits to enhancing public safety. We are proud of our reputation as leaders in the corrections field. Our mission is to reduce criminal behavior by providing individualized treatment and education to offenders, resulting in successful community reintegration through accountability and positive change.
 
(Prison) Family Tree
Created to be a source of strength and support for family members on the outside.
 
Transforming Lives, Reconciling Families.
 
Prisoner Visitation and Support
PVS is a volunteer visitation program to Federal and Military prisoners throughout the United States.
 
Prison Society of Pennsylvania 
The mission of the Pennsylvania Prison Society is to advocate for a humane, just and restorative correctional system, and to promote a rational approach to criminal justice issues.
  
Restorative Justice Online
Restorative justice emphasizes repairing the harm caused by crime. When victims, offenders and community members meet to decide how to do that, the results can be transformational.
 
Support for Kids of Incarcaurated Parents (S.K.I.P.)
A program of the Prison Society of Pennsylvania dedicated to helping children with incarcerated parents build their self-esteem and cope with their parents' incarceration.
  
The House of Adonai
Our primary mission at The House of Adonai is to serve our clients and our community by producing sober disciples for Christ by providing a sound, structured living environment that fosters growth in several areas of the client’s life.
 
Reaching inmates for Jesus Christ through athletics.
 
The mission of Witness to Innocence is to empower exonerated ex-death row prisoners and their family members to become effective leaders in the movement to abolish the death penalty.
 
Helping inmates and ex-offenders Yoke themselves to Christ for salvation and changed lives.
 
Our Mission is to help inmates and ex-offenders yoke themselves to Christ for salvation and changed lives.

Links of the United Methodist Church:
 
Death Penalty: Unequivocally, The United Methodist Church takes a stand to "oppose capital punishment and urge its elimination from all criminal codes."
 
General Board of Church & Society, Criminal & Restorative Justice
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Miscellaneous Resource Links:
Angel Tree doesn’t end with Christmas. For you and your church, that first Christmas connection can be the beginning of a rewarding, ongoing relationship with these children and their families. Continue your Angel Tree ministry throughout the year and God will use your church to help these children and their families grow in their faith, strengthen their family
relationships, and fulfill the purposes that God has for their lives.
Please see the website or contact your Angel Tree Program Specialist for Christian camping and mentoring resources, and other ideas on how to grow your Angel Tree ministry beyond Christmas!
 
Prison Culture is an attempt to document how the current prison industrial complex operates and to underscore the ways that it structures American society.
 
The United States is the world's leader in incarceration with 2.4 million plus people currently in the nation's prisons or jails -- a 500% increase over the past thirty years. PrisonReformMovement's mission is to share news, policies and laws focusing on America's Criminal Justice System.
 
Building from the Ground Up: Creating Effective Programs to Mentor Children of Prisoners
 
A new report by the Joint State Government Commission.
 

 
 
 

Langhorne United
 Methodist Church
301 E. Maple Ave.
Langhorne PA 19047
215-757-4984 
  
WORSHIP WITH US!
Traditional Worship
9:30 a.m.
Contemporary Worship
11:00 a.m.
Sunday School - Children
9:30 a.m.
   Sunday School - Adults
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
 
Office Hours
Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.