Read articles from the September/October 2016 edition of the Magazine below:
Lord have mercy
“The great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, duty, mercy, hope.” Winston Churchill
A view from inside prison
Mark Humphries is a life-sentenced prisoner on recall in one of our local prisons. A student with the Open University, he regularly comments on prison matters and here shares his views on the prison system.
Restorative Justice - how we lay the foundations...
The headteacher of St Michael's CofE Primary Academy, Emma Scarisbrook, explains how restorative justice principles are applied in a school situation.
Face to Faith: Joolz Saunders
Joolz retired to Norfolk after working as a counsellor and development officer for Relate in Worcestershire. She was nominated for Prison Chaplaincy work by the Norfolk Quaker Area Meeting.
Addressing homelessness among ex-offenders
Two charities in Norwich are addressing the very real problem of homelessness among ex-offenders. They both recognise that what makes the difference is a home and strong, healthy relationships.
Prisons Week 2016 at Norwich Cathedral
Prisons Week, 9-16 October 2016, raises awareness and generates prayer. It motivates volunteers to step forward and give their time and gifts, in prisons and in communities.
Book Reviews: Justice
Steve Foyster from christian bookshop 'Revelation' reviews a selection of books on the theme of justice.
Get involved in criminal justice ministry
Volunteering in the criminal justice system is a way of making a difference to the lives of some of the most marginalised people in this country, as well as making communities safer.
Resources: Criminal Justice
Use the following links and information to learn more, pray effectively and consider getting involved through supporting some of these organisations through prayer, volunteering and financial gifts.
Act justly; love mercy. Rethinking prisons: A Christian Response
In this feature article, Catherine De Souza urges that, as Christians, we need to engage with the criminal justice system and respond to those caught up in it.