January 26: Locked Up, Locked Out, Locked Away

“Locked Up, Locked Out, Locked Away” will be the theme for the NJ Council of Churches annual Issues & Action event, set for Saturday, January 26, at Shiloh BaptistChurch in Trenton, NJfrom 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. For a more detailed press release, click here. 

To address incarceration in New Jersey and the United States, the speakers will include Professor Mark Taylor of Princeton Theological Seminary, author of The Executed God; Professor George Hunsinger, also of Princeton Theological Seminary and founder of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture; Ms. Bonnie Kerness, Esq., coordinator of American Friends Service Committee’s Healing and Transformative Justice Project; and The Reverend Samuel K. Atchison, president of Trenton Ecumenical Area Ministry, a leader in addressing the issue of re-entry of prisoners into society.

The program will provide opportunities for participants to engage in dialogue and to discuss how they might be engaged in prison ministries. REGISTER: office@njcouncilofchurches.orgor

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