Jefferson County Jail Ministry

The Jefferson County Jail Ministry is an association of over 80 church congregations that have come together to effectively bring ministry into the Jefferson County Jail and Bessemer County Jail.

A true partnership with the Jefferson County Sheriff’ s Department and volunteers going into churches encouraging participation and expressing the opportunities and hope for bring real change in the lives of those imprisoned.

The ministry exists to assist member churches, and any that wish to join, in performing ministry for the inmates in the Jefferson County Jails. We minister to over 1,200 county inmates weekly.

FIRST SEEK THE COUNSEL OF THE LORD I KINGS 22:5

We are called to:

  • Be equipped with the Gospel of Christ Jesus.
  • Know how to find the appropriate Scriptures that God can use to lead another to insight and victory.
  • Apply Scriptures to today’s problems, presenting Biblical truths that enable us to discover what God is doing in our lives and in the lives of others

REQUIREMENTS

  1. You must be a member of a church and in good standing.
  2. You must agree with Alabama Justice Ministries Faith Statement. View under About Us.
  3. You must complete the New Volunteer Jail Ministry Orientation / Training Class. See Calendar for Dates.
  4. You must commit to serve 2 hours per month.

REQUIRED APPLICATIONS

Applications and all required paperwork will be available at the orientation / training class.  You may pre-register by emailing Donna Singleton at dwdoyle@ajmn.org