Recurring Monthly Prison Events
First Friday: Episcopal Prison Ministry Community (EPMC) meets via Zoom at 11:00 AM (Arizona Time). The call includes Episcopalians engaged in prison ministry throughout the United States. The EPMC seeks to connect and support the efforts of members within the Episcopal Church USA who are living into their Baptismal Covenant to strive for justice and peace while respecting the dignity of every human being by their involvement in various forms of ministering to those affected by incarceration in the US. Contact Deacon Kim Crecca for more information and to receive the link to the meeting.
Second Saturday: Diocesan Prison Ministry meets on the second Saturday of each month at 12:00 PM (noon) via Zoom. The meetings last between 30 minutes to 1 hour. Contact Deacon Kim Crecca for more information and to receive the link to the meeting.
Third Tuesday: Arizona Faith Network (AFN) – Criminal Legal Reform Team meets via Zoom from 12:00 pm to 1:30 PM. Click HERE to request the Zoom link. Criminal Legal Reform focuses on changing the public mindset and addressing the persistent inequalities in the legal system based on race and class. It emphasizes the need for reforms in policies and practices, such as reevaluation of sentencing inequities, promotion of healing and transformative justice practices; and full reintegration of ex-offenders into the community.
- 11/1/2023 – 12/31/2023: “Straight from the Heart” art exhibit on display at CoffeeXChange in Tucson. Original works of art will be featured from women who are or previously were incarcerated at Perryville Women’s Prison in Goodyear, AZ. Items are available for a suggested donation. Donations will support the artist and Diocesan prison ministry programs. For more information contact Deacon Kim Crecca. Click HERE to download the flyer for this event.
- 11/4/2023 – Diocesan Prison Ministry Meeting from 12 to 1 via Zoom. All are welcome to attend! Contact Deacon Kim Crecca for link.
- 11/7/2023 – Re-entry Simulation led by the US Attorney’s Office in downtown Phoenix. Contact Aracelli Corona, Reentry Affairs Coordinator – Federal Bureau of Prisons, for more information.
For more information contact Deacon Kim Crecca.