Prison Ministry | Michigan District, LCMS

Prison Ministry

Information compiled in response to District Convention Resolution 3-08 “To Encourage the Establishment of Prison Ministries by Local Congregations and Clergy”

About Prison Ministry in Michigan

The state of Michigan has 22 prisons and 2 federal prisons. Chaplains and pastors are available for visitations to a majority of these institutions.

Services Provided by Visiting Pastors

  • General Visitation
  • Prayer
  • Communion

Locations Served & Pastoral Contact

Macomb Correctional Facility
Rev. Paul Kruse
Church: Light of Christ, Marysville
Email: pastor@lightofchristmarysville.org
Phone: 810.334.6756
Woodland Correctional Facility
Rev. Dr. Evan Gaertner
Church: St. Paul, Hamburg
Email: therevev@gmail.com
Phone: 810.231.1033

Resources

How-to Visit a Prisoner (via michigan.gov)

How to Become a Prison Minister (coming soon!)

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