DSC Prison Reform Sub-Committee

At the 28th Session of Annual Conference, resolution 21.10 Mass Incarceration and Restorative Justice passed. It was resolved that the Bishop appoint a committee of 5 to 7 people to join in the efforts with other United Methodists and the General Board of Church & Society to end mass incarceration by becoming actively involved throughout our Annual Conference by educating members and becoming involved in ministries and opportunities for:

  • Sentencing reform
  • Ending prison privatization
  • Developing just re-entry programs
  • Increasing participation and opportunities for in prison ministry
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Not My Problem. But As Christians, It Is.

On May 11, AZ Central published the following article: 74 Cases in Arizona Prisons The Arizona Department of Corrections' online dashboard said 74 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Friday. The cases are at these five facilities: 53 in Florence, nine in...

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Prison Reform and COVID-19

PRISONERS AND THE CORONAVIRUS Paul Bullis, Co-Chair DSC Prison Reform Task Force Jails and prisons, with so many people packed into small spaces, have been referred to as “incubators” and “amplifiers” of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.  What should be done to...

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Not Interested in Prison Ministry

Not sure if prison ministry is your thing? Just show up and talk with someone. No skills required. “I was in prison and you visited me” (Matthew 25:36)

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Zoom Link for Tonight

In case you missed it, tonight's evening with Khalil will begin at 6:30 PM (MST) at no cost to you. The link to watch and listen to Khalil from the comfort of your own computer is https://dscumc.zoom.us/j/186241411. The video camera and microphones of our online...

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RSVP for an evening with Khalil Rushdan

RSVP to hear the details of Khalil’s journey and about the work he does now as a mentor and resource for formerly incarcerated individuals, as well as his work as a leader who brings solutions to the community empowering others by helping to rebuild their lives upon release from incarceration.

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