Opening Gates, Opening Hearts: Christian Responses to Offender Reentry

  • Christian Fellowship Church 4600 Christian Fellowship Rd Columbia, MO 65203

Registration is $25 prior to August 28, after that time it is $35 (includes lunch)
Attendance at this event will qualify for annual VIC in service training with the exception of VIC’s from Booneville Correctional Center. 

MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Creating Summer Experiences to Break the Cycle
Ben Smith, Camp David, Rolla, MO
Richie Robbins, Program Director, Camp Sagrada, Lincoln, MO

Effective Christian Transitional Housing (smaller groups)
Dan Hanneken, Director, In2Action Transition Program, Columbia, MO
Heather Geick, The Healing House, Jefferson City, MO

 Corrections Environment Training
Doris Falkenrath, Volunteer Services Coordinator, Department of Corrections

 AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Providing Support to Children of Offenders
Dana Abendschein, Story Link Program, St. Louis, MO
Elizabeth Burdette,Child Evangelism Fellowship, Warrenton, MO
Barbara Burton, Director of PATCH, Chillicothe, MO
Denise Weaver, 4H Life, Pacific, MO

A Brief History of Seventeen Years of Housing Thousands of Addicts
Cary McKee, Executive Director, CORE, Branson, MO
Heidi Moore, Coordinator of Release to Rent & RZR VET, Criminal Justice Team, St. Louis, MO

Corrections Environment Training
Doris Falkenrath, Volunteer Services Coordinator, Department of Corrections

This event is brought to us by the Mid-America Center for Ministry. 
Printable registration form.
Online registration.