Who We Are
We are a prison ministry reaching out in love to those impacted by the criminal justice system. Kingsway began as a Mom and Pop ministry to a small prison camp in 1977 and now has volunteers ministering in several correctional facilities in Virginia and 2 Regional Jails.
Striving to be a comprehensive outreach to those impacted by the criminal justice system. By equipping individuals and churches to:
1. Minister to families of incarcerated.
2. Minister to those hurt by the criminal action of others.
3. Re-instate the Christian ex-offender to positive fellowship with others and servanthood to Jesus Christ.
4. To evangelize and disciple those who are incarcerated and their families.
Types Of Activity
Christmas Gift Project for children of inmates "Apple Tree". Birthday Cards and Summer Camp for children, Church Services inside Virginia Prisons Other helps available for ex-offenders on individual basis . 22 Louise Jennings is Chaplain for the women in Rockingham/Harrisonburg Regional Jail. We just moved our office into Duke's Plaza Shopping Center, Harrisonburg, VA Help is available for inmate families on individual basis. we are working on Re-entry education and tech support.
Augusta Correctional Center, Craigsville, VA, Harrisonburg Men's Diversion Center, Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women, Middle River Regional Jail and Rockingham Harrisonburg Regional Jail
Our magazine (newsletter)The Kingsway Banner Newsletter goes to our contributors 3 - 4 times a year.
About Our Prison Ministry
Ministry began in 1977, Chartered in Virginia 1983 by Shelton and Louise Jennings in a small United Methodist Church. Kingsway is a non-denominational, volunteer organization to reach out and make a difference in the lives of those that want to change and walk the Jesus walk. WE have two ex-offenders of long sentences on our Board of Directors. One spent 25 years and another 32 years.
Our needs are Prayer, Financial Support and Volunteers in all area's. If you have a love for people or need to be needed yourself we pray you will volunteer. There are many opportunities for volunteers without having to preach or go inside of a prison. Our Adopt an Inmate/ Encourager program needs writers (Pen Pals) Kingsway has a safe non-threatening way for you to be involved. Office help and mentors, teachers, computer tech volunteers are welcome.