What We Do?

The History of Prison Fellowship

Charles Colson founded Prison Fellowship in 1976 after spending 7 months in prison for obstruction of justice and becoming a born again Christian. In 2002 Mark Earley became the organization's chief executive officer. In 2006 Michael T. Timmis (chairman of PFI since 1997) succeeded Colson as chairman of the board.

James D. Liske became the CEO of Prison Fellowship Ministries -including Prison Fellowship, Justice Fellowship and BreakPoint/The Colson Center for Christian Worldview - in 2011. The current president of Prison Fellowship is Garland Hunt. Pat Nolan is the president of Justice Fellowship, and Alan Terwilleger is the president of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview.

"There is no longer Jew or Gentile, slave or free, male and female. For you are all one in Christ Jesus"

Galatians 3:28

How you can get involved in helping this needy children of God : 

  • Writing letters (Penpal) to inmates giving them hope of a new friendship in Christ.
  • Weekend visitation to those that don't have any family or friends.
  • Donations of any kind will help tremendously especially clothes & toiletries for inmates that can go home.
  • Making yourself available in assisting the team to plan events and general involvement of saving souls for Jesus.
  • Supporting the children or families of the prisoners.
  • Help us to make it possible for each child to attend the "Angel Tree Camp" where they will have an opportunity to make Jesus the Lord of their life. Giving them new hopes and dreams teaching them the principles of God and assuring them that no matter what He will never leave them nor forsake them.
  • Education is a major role in any child’s life and to help support the children that makes the choice to have a better life through Christ.
  • Financial contributions or partnerships is always welcome as we need money to do the work God has called us to do.

"If one of you says to him, "Go, I wish you well; keep warm and well fed," but does nothing about his physical needs, what good is it?" James 2:16 NIV

Please contact / support us if you feel led by the Holy Spirit to be a part of helping the broken hearted.   +2782 748 9541  + 2786 515 9425   info@prisonfellowship.co.za Prison Fellowship SA ABSA Bank Montana Cheque Acc. No. 406 791 7042 (please use "Angel Tree" as reference)  PFSA is a Section 21 Company Reg. No. 93 0775/08


The Team

Connie Wehtmann