Upcoming & Past Events

 

OPENING DOORS:  HELPING EX-PRISONERS FIND COMMUNITY 

A one day workshop to help faith communities learn practical ways of supporting people who have returned to the community from prison. Sessions will focus on strengthening a community’s capacity to provide support through:

Hearing a personal journey

Making preparations

Working through practical steps (nuts and bolts)

Getting started

 

Guest Speaker

 

 

 

Harry Nigh brings over 40 years’ experience in ministry with prisoners and ex-prisoners. He served for 14 years as the Director of M2/W2 in Ontario. In 1994, he helped create the first Circle of Support and Accountability in Hamilton for a man who had a long history of sexual offending. From 2003 to 2014 he served as Toronto Community Chaplain for Correctional Services Canada, and in that time helped form Dismas Fellowship for ex-prisoners and friends. Currently a network of 11 Dismas Fellowships have been planted throughout Southern Ontario (http://dismasfellowshipnet-work.com/. He and his wife Shirley live in Hamilton. 

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

9 AM to 4 PM (Registration starts at 8:30)

St. Marks Lutheran Church

600 Cambridge St. Winnipeg

Registration: $ 50.00 (includes lunch).

Register through Eventbrite.

Sponsored by the Manitoba Multifaith Council Justice Committee

For more information, contact us: mmcjusticecommittee@gmail.com

Check out our new support guide for faith communities: 
www.manitobamultifaithcouncil.ca/corrections-purpose.html

 

 

 

To view the pamphlet, Manitoba Catholic Prison Ministry,  click here.

 

 

Committee Members:

Yolande Le Quéré (bilingual)
Ted Wood – Ex-Officio
Patti Fitzmaurice
Bo Gajda
Bernie Mullins
Bob Sydor
Louis Balcaen
Margaret Saray

Email: prisons2014by@gmail.com


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