Ministry to the Released

Below are resources to assist in ministering to those released from prison. More resources, including Recovery Bible studies and a life skills course called "Facing Freedom," can be found on the Institutional Ministries (IM) website.

Guidelines for Dealing with Sexual Offenders - These guidelines give thoughtful guidance for congregations who want to keep members safe, obey the laws and rules that govern probation, and minister with Word and Sacrament to people convicted of sexual offenses.

Water of Life - View the list of modules and lessons, as well as two sample teacher guides and student lessons from the Water of Life Bible study.


Downloadable resources

FileAction
Water of Life module listDownload 
Sample - Water of Life: Forgiving vs. Trusting (leader guide)Download 
Sample - Water of Life: Forgiving vs. Trusting (student guide)Download 
Sample - Water of Life: Who is Jesus? (teacher guide)Download 
Sample - Water of Life: Who is Jesus? (student guide)Download 
Congregational Guidelines for Dealing with Sexual OffendersDownload 
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