Faith Seeds Ministries
Faith Seeds Ministries focuses on "proclaiming liberty to the captives," according to Isaiah 61:1. Our mission is to teach Biblical principles to women in prison that result in freedom, restoration, healing, and equipping for successful re-entry back into society.
This mission is achieved in several ways:
Our woman's prison ministry began in 2005. We have a heart to see the Lord set captives free, restore broken lives, and bring healing to women who are behind bars. We offer discipleship seminars, resources, and correspondence Bible Studies to incarcerated women across the United States.
The ministry's Ruth Project provides women with information and resources to help in the process of successful re-entry. This is done through our Human Trafficking Resource Information and our Housing Readiness Workshops and Information.
Faith Seeds operates out of the Vineyard Church of Hopkinton, MA: www.vineyardhopkinton.org.
Blessing Bags Initiative
Faith Seeds is pleased to be partnering with the United Church of Norwood as it introduces a new program called Blessing Bags. Each bag is filled with essentials for a woman preparing to leave a correctional facility with little or nothing. Thus far, 40 bags have been provided to a facility and the program is a huge success.
Here are some suggested needs:
TRIAL SIZE TOILETRIES SNACKS
toothbrush & holder, toothpaste granola bars, pretzels
deodorant, soap, hand sanitizer peanut butter crackers
shampoo, tissue packs, head bands bottled water, candy
pony tail ties, brush, comb
cards of encouragement, dried fruit etc.
pen and notepad animal crackers
personal care items gum, ramen noodles
If you would like to donate any of these items or gently used backpacks, please contact the United Church of Norwood via e-mail: email@example.com or call at 781-762-2589.
Faith Seeds Celebrates Ten Years of Prison Ministry
Our ten year anniversary banquet was a tremendous time of celebration. Lisa Boisclair (in photo above) led us in worship and the evening included dinner, a raffle, and video testimonies. We thank all those who volunteered, supported, donated and participated to make the night so memorable.