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Prisons Week 2019

Date: 01 August 2019

Prisons weekPrisons Week this year is 13-19th October and a number of resources are available to help you support the work going on in our four local prisons. 

A lectionary Collect is available for Sunday 13th October for a Prisons Week Collect:

Lord, you offer freedom to all people.
We pray for those in prison.
Break the bonds of fear and isolation that exist.
Support with your love prisoners and their families and friends,
prison staff and all who care.
Heal those who have been wounded by the activities
of others, especially the victims of crime.
Help us to forgive one another.
To act justly, love mercy and walk humbly together with Christ
in His strength and in His Spirit, now and every day. Amen

View more information about the ​work that goes on within the prison’s ​in our diocese and The Nazareth Way, a charity to promote the work of prison chaplaincies in Surrey and particularly to provide resources and support for the chaplaincy work at HM Prison Send.

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Then afterward
    I will pour out my spirit on all flesh;
your sons and your daughters shall prophesy,
    your old men shall dream dreams,
    and your young men shall see visions.

Joel 2:28

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