Statement of Unity
The following statement of PFI's intention to serve in unity with Prison Chaplains and with other prison ministries is part of the September 2001 PFI Johannesburg Declaration:
We affirm, as agents of reconciliation, both individually and collectively, the pre-eminence of the church and will make every effort to work against disunity and division between churches.
We affirm that all Prison Fellowship ministries will serve in unity with all chaplains and other prison ministries including the International Prison Chaplains Association (IPCA) and the International Catholic Commission on Prison Pastoral Care (ICCPPC).
Ministry Partner Websites:
Alpha for Prisons – http://www.alpha.org
Over 15 million people worldwide have now attended an Alpha course. It is an opportunity to explore the meaning of life and is running in tens of thousands of churches and prisons all around the world.
Association of Friends of PFI - http://www.aafip.ch/
The Association of Friends of PFI works with already-established governmental organizations in Europe to help coordinate work between and gather resources for the national ministries of Prison Fellowship International.
Association of Caribbean Heads of Corrections and Prison Services (ACHCPS) - http://achcps.org/index.html
The Association of Caribbean Heads of Corrections and Prison Services works to provide comprehensive training and development for staff members involved in correctional services in individual countries in the Caribbean and for the region as a whole.
Becoming A Good Samaritan - http://www.juststart.org/home.aspx
"Becoming a Good Samaritan” is a DVD-based curriculum that is meant to introduce Christians to some of the most troubling issues afflicting the world, and to encourage them to become “Good Samaritans” who directly engage with these problems in their everyday lives.
Catholic Medical Mission Board - http://www.cmmb.org/
The Catholic Medical Mission Board delivers shipments of medicine and supplies, organizes doctors and volunteers, runs health education programs, and assists in disaster relief in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Christian Medical and Dental Associations – http://www.cmdahome.org/
The Christian Medical and Dental Associations works internationally to provide resources for medical programs, education on healthcare issues, networking opportunities, and a public voice for Christian healthcare professionals and students.
Crosslink International – http://www.crosslinkinternational.net/
CrossLink International is a non-profit Christian ministry that provides medical humanitarian aid by working locally to supply customized orders of medicines, supplies, and eyeglasses.
Doing HIS Time - http://www.doinghistime.org/
Doing HIS Time is a Christ-centered prison ministry that puts into practice the wisdom of St. Francis by delivering practical, hands-on solutions to the challenges associated with incarceration and reintegration for inmates and their families.
Just Equipping - http://www.justequipping.org
Just.Equipping, a Canadian organization, provides academic education on restorative justice and training to deal with area-specific opportunities for restorative justice in Africa.
Kairos Prison Ministry - http://www.kairosprisonministry.org
Kairos Prison Ministry International is an umbrella organization for a number of ministries that seek to minister to the spiritual needs of prisoners, their families, and prison staff.
Kolbe Foundation - http://www.kolbe.bz/
The Kolbe Foundation is a private, non-profit organization that has been tasked by the Government of Belize to manage the Belize Central Prison. The Foundation’s goal is a secure, humane facility geared towards the meaningful rehabilitation of prisoners.
Humedica International – http://www.humedica.org/index_eng.html
Humedica International provides emergency medical relief to disaster sites after catastrophes, and also sponsors several long-term projects designed to rebuild homes, schools, and social and medical facilities in several countries.
International Commission of Catholic Prison Pastoral Care – http://www.iccppc.org/
The International Commission of Catholic Prison Pastoral Care provides training, information, and meeting organization to members involved in prison pastoral care.
International Prison Chaplains’ Association – http://www.ipcaworldwide.org/
The International Prison Chaplains’ Association works with and for prison chaplains globally by providing informational resources, education, prayer, and a place to meet and share wisdom. In 2010, PFI and IPCA signed a memorandum of understanding concerning mutual efforts in prison ministry. In 2010 PFI and IPCA signed a memorandum of understanding concerning mutual efforts in prison ministry.
Justice Reflections – http://www.justicereflections.org.uk
Justice Reflections is a collection of theological papers appearing three times a year that address how to link Christian ideas with matters of justice.
As We Forgive "Living Bricks Campaign" - http://www.livingbrickscampaign.org/
The “Living Bricks Campaign” is an initiative intended to bring reconciliation to communities in Rwanda torn apart by the genocide. It brings repentant genocide perpetrators alongside victims in the practical task of rebuilding homes and villages.
Vision Aid Overseas – http://www.vao.org.uk/
Vision Aid Overseas works to provide eyecare services to people in developing countries by establishing programs, Vision Centers and training healthcare workers.