Mission Center: The Episcopal Church: Community

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Learn more about how Episcopalians are ministering to those in prison and their families.

[8/19/2011]  Camp teaches children community building skills
[Frederick (MD) News Post] Camp Amazing Grace -- sponsored by the Prison Ministry Task Force of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland -- has been held for the past six years for children between 8 and 12 years old whose parents have been incarcerated. Children come from all throughout the Maryland to attend, connect with nature and learn how to be a healthy, respectful community together.

[7/17/2011]  Children findfun, friends at camp with a misson
[Goshen (IN) News] At most summer camps, the situation would be unusual. But at Camp New Happenings, each child at the camp has at least one parent incarcerated in a state or federal facility.

[7/14/2011]  New facility offers women a ‘Clean Slate’
[Macon County (NC) News] All too often, women in Western North Carolina who have done time for making a mistake in life find that they have no place to go upon their release from jail. Luckily there is now a positive destination for such women.

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