Communication can be challenging in any relationship. And when one of those people is behind bars, the challenge can seem overwhelming. But it can be done. As a former prisoner, Lennie Spitale writes from firsthand experience, sharing practical ways to protect and build relationships during incarceration. He understands the challenges and explains the ins and outs of prison life to help those who are navigating this world for the first time.
Disciples 4 Christ is a coalition of Churches and Ministries providing spiritual guidance, mentoring, life skills training, parenting classes, and other programs for incarcerated men and women and their families.
Church Service – Volunteers bringing the word of God to the men and women within the gates, through Praise and worship, testimonies and a sermon, encouraging the offender in their walk with Christ.
Cell to Cell Ministry – A team of volunteers go cell to cell praying and encouraging those who for one reason or another won’t be able to join the regular chapel service.
Faith Based Workshops – A day long program that focus’s on giving the offender the life skills needed to be productive in their current environment as well as help them upon release.
Family Fun Days – An event that unites incarcerated parent, their children and caregivers on the prison grounds for an unforgettable day of games, food, crafts, relationship building where hearts can be minded and relationships strengthened.
Our program is designed for the participants to experience Christ’s heart of reconciliation. Offenders are encouraged to pray and to speak into their children’s lives, encouraging and uplifting them.
Blessing Bags – For 11 years Disciples 4 Christ has provided hygiene blessing bags to 3000+ offenders. Each bag has a body wash, deodorant, Christmas Cards, Christmas Cookies, a bag of candy, instant coffee, hot chocolate, a day planner and evangelism tracks.