Sponsor an Inmate Attend A Closing You can help an inmate come heart to heart with the love of God by financially sponsoring him for the Kairos 3 day weekend. It costs $150 per inmate or $900 per table family. Individuals, families, groups & Sunday school classes can help sponsor an inmate into a new life based on Christ. Come to the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, October 5th, 2014 and be a witness to the glorious work of the Holy Spirit. You must submit an application and be approved to attend the Closing. Please visit our website www.Kairos-Allred.org for a Closing Application, map, and dress guidelines for Closing Ceremony and you will experience something unlike anything you have seen before! Kairos Prison Ministry Volunteer’s Guide Mail your contributions to: Kairos-Allred Prison Ministry PO Box 55356 Hurst, TX 76054 Purchase A Meal You can also contribute by purchasing an inmate’s meal. Fill out the meal ticket below & mail to address above. Kairos-Allred #27 This meal has been provided by: Name: ____________________________ City: ____________________________ Lives are being redeemed in one of the darkest places on earth – prisons. It takes a virtual army of volunteers to be the hands and feet of Christ in this mission. Some go into the prison for the 3 day event, some cook meals, while others will contribute donations, posters, placemats, cookies, and write letters. Of course, all require prayer. Your contribution of any kind is an important part of God’s plan to bring the light of Christ into this very dark place. Thank you for your willingness to become a part of His marvelous plan. Kairos-Allred #27 October 2-5, 2014 When you did it to the least of these, you did it to me. Matthew 25:40 A Great Cloud of Witnesses Kairos unites Christians to make a difference for Christ in the hearts of prisoners. Kairos is an ecumenical, worldwide ministry that brings the love of God and the light of Christ into prisons. An army of volunteers rally to become the hands and feet of Christ for 42 inmates who come seeking a new way of life. How Can You Help? Prayer . . . Our Greatest Need We need your prayers for the success of the mission and request that you specifically pray for: - 42 residents for the weekend - Our Inside Team - The Warden and Staff - The Chaplain - Our Outside Support Team - The will of God is accomplished. Bake Cookies Create Placemats Homemade cookies, filled with prayer and love become tangible examples of the love of God poured out through His family. Each Kairos sit down meal utilizes placemats created by volunteers and children. These handmade placemats are powerful tools the Holy Spirit can use to break open a lifetime of sorrow and let in the love of Christ. Cookies must be baked in a kitchen with Health Dept. certification. What Kind of Cookies? Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal Raisin, Peanut Butter are favorites! FYI Cookie “Please Do’s” -Let them Cool!!! Otherwise they stick together after they are boxed! -Using copy paper boxes, stack cooled cookies in single layers separated by waxed paper. -Mark cookie count and cookie type on outside of box. -Please freeze until you can arrange for delivery to a team member Cookie “Please Do Not's” -Don’t add icing or toppings to cookies Write Letters Of Hope Write letters from God’s family to the inmate expressing God’s love. - Address to “Dear Brother in Christ” - Don’t seal the envelope - Short “note” from children has an incredible impact for Christ! - Children, age & first name only! This is a great Sunday School activity for kids of any age! Placemat Guidelines -Preferred size is 11 x 17 white paper -No stickers or glue & no laminates -Simple message of God’s love -Children, age & first name only! -Markers or crayons preferred Make Posters Sunday school classes, Bible study groups, reunion groups, youth groups, and even families can make a poster to express the hope found in Christ. These messages of love from the Body of Christ have a powerful impact on the hardest of hearts. Poster Guidelines - Posters can be a simple trace of hands or a beautiful work of art. - Include the name of your group as well as individual signatures. - Children, age & first name only! - No stickers or glue, please.
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