ALPHA IN PRISON
Many people in prison feel a desperate sense of loss and have a deep hunger for meaning in life. Jesus Christ is the only one who can satisfy this hunger. Alpha helps answer some for the questions about the Christian faith and the meaning of life .
The vision of Alpha for Prisons is the evangelization of our prisons by giving every man and woman in prison the opportunity to come to know Jesus through participating in the Alpha course and the transformation of society through the establishment of prison ministries in local churches.
7 million Americans in jails, prisons or on parole or probation.
2.5 million Americans are confined in prisons
67% will re-offend within 3 years of release & 40% returning to prison.
50% of inmates that try Alpha report making a commitment to Christ or Re-dedicating their life.