The speaker in the Sept. 23 event below is Rev. Dr. Harold Dean “Doc” Trulear is formerly incarcerated. His church community rallied around him to welcome him home after incarceration. He will inspire you to reach out to others returning home to avoid the high rate of re-offense, and the many barriers to successful re-entry after prison.
Prison Ministry: Forming Networks for Connection, Growth and Healing
at the First Parish Church, Unitarian Universalist
50 School Street, Bridgewater, MA
Friday, September 23, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Free and open to all. Lunch included.
Let’s learn together:
- To open our hearts to the incarcerated and to their families, friends and all who are working with them
- To embrace and provide understanding to the incarcerated and members of communities working with them, whether they be congregational, academic, political or institutional
- To collaborate and learn to build networks with others supporting prisoners
- To form networks and support systems across all boundaries
First Parish is honored to host this workshop, led by Rev. Dr. Harold Dean “Doc” Trulear, in collaboration with Messiah Baptist Church of Brockton. Dr. Trulear is Associate Professor of Applied Theology at Howard University and Director of the Healing Communities Prison Ministry and Prisoner Reentry Project of the Philadelphia Leadership Foundation.
Go to the workshop registration form: http://tinyurl.com/hbjyxrx
Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and affiliated congregation or organization.
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