Blessings Beyond Bars is a Lenten Youth Project with the Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry (OCPM) to teach children and young adults about prison ministry. OCPM provides a lesson plan and do-it-yourself craft activity to involve youth with a hands-on project using shoeboxes as...Read More
After 15 years in federal prison—including 22 hour-a-day lockdowns at Supermax facilities—Clark Porter achieved what was once unimaginable: a scholarship to Washington University, two university degrees, a full-time position with the US District Court, and a stable family...Read More
LA area friends–join us for an “Eat and Greet” this Thursday, January 9 at Paco’s Mexican Restaurant, 200 E. Foothill Blvd. in Arcadia, CA. Paco’s will donate 10% of sales to OCPM from 5:30-9 pm. OCPM’s Director of Development, Christiana Roulakis, will be on hand if you would like to learn more about our work. Bring your friends and family and join us!Read More
As 2013 draws to a close, we share with you our recent report highlighting the impact of OCPM’s programs on those in prison and their families. We are grateful to you as investors and prayer partners in this ministry. We feel blessed to say that we have witnessed as one Orthodox community how the Lord Jesus Christ has transformed lives. We look forward to 2014, when we will launch some wonderful new programs that will involve your communities, families and churches. These programs will allow us to share the Faith with more people and draw new volunteers into our ministry. We thank you...Read More
To bring the love of Christ to those who are in prison by providing encouragement, material support, transition and reintegration services, Christian education spiritual guidance and the sacramental life of the Church.