Prison Ministries

The Old Westbury Adventist Church’s Prison Ministry Department strives to meet each inmate where they are and bring them the message of God’s forgiveness, righteousness, and plan for a better life. We want to ensure hope and light into some of the darkest corners of society.


Our Mission

Take God’s message of forgiveness and hope to the ones in prison. 


Prison Ministries Department:

- Coordinate general prison ministry functions

- Assist with prison ministry education through our local church

- Assist with crisis intervention

- Provide professional development through resource preparation and training


Materials and Resources:

- Steps for Strengthening Prison Ministry

- Guidelines For Religious Visits with Inmates

Prison Ministries Request Form

- Procedures for Inmate Visits Outside Conference Territory 

- Guidelines for Religious Visits with Inmates

- Transition House Register for the North American Division

- Prison Ministry Handbook – in English and Spanish—available at

- 17 Course Prison Ministry Development Curriculum—available at

- Anatomy of a Setup

- Ministering with Jesus in Prisons

How to set up and Operate a Prison Ministry Program 

- Prison Ministry 

- Ministering to Ex-Inmates

- Prison Ministry - Lamb Program and Women's Seminar

- Regeneration One to One


Power Points 

- Developing Transition Houses

- The Case for Adventist Involvement in Prison Ministry

- How to Fund a Transitional House   

- How to Stop the Curse Among Children of the Inmates

- Justification for Prison Evangelism 

- Ministry for Children of Inmates 

- Ministry to Juveniles  

- Ministry to Women in Prison  

- Job Readiness for Ex-Offenders  

- Prison Subcultures  

- Ministering to Women Released from Prison  

- Parenting from Prison  

- Guidelines for Balancing Nurture and Ministry  

- Dealing with Local Conference Issues  

- A case for Adventist Involvement 

- As Wise as Serpents/Harmless as Doves  

- Breaking the Cycle-Strategies to a Better Future  

- How to Work with Canadians Inmates  

- Inmate Worship - Will There Be a Place For Me?

- Ministry to Incarcerated Seventh-Day Adventists 

- Chaplains and Volunteers



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