Kairos

KAIROS “God’s Special Time”

Team Members can be found in the documents on the right

“Kairos Explained” document can be found in the documents on the right

Kairos Application to attend closing is at right.

KAIROS is a New Testament Greek term that means “God’s Special time” Kairos Inside Prison Ministry is a lay-led Christian ministry which conducts a highly-structured program designed for use in male and female medium-to-maximum security correctional institutions. Kairos Inside starts with a 3 ½-Day event which allows Participants to witness Christ’s love through the servitude of Christian Kairos volunteers. During this event Participants are given the opportunity to experience a religious renewal accepting God’s call to a life of Christian witness and service to one another during their stay in the institution, and beyond. After the Weekend, Participants are encouraged to establish strong Christian communities within their institution to continue their spiritual formation.

Kairos began in 1976, more than 250,000 Residents and family members have benefited from KPMI programs. Kairos is active in the U.S. (33 states and growing) and 7 foreign countries. Currently, over 25,000 men and women and their families are introduced to the program each year. Kairos also has Kairos Outside which ministers to the women family members/friends of those incarcerated, including previously incarcerated females as long as they have not already attended a Kairos Inside Weekend. Kairos Torch ministers to youth offenders. It establishes a mentoring relationship between each of the youth and a mature Christian Volunteer which continues for a minimum of 6 months or until the youth is released.

The mission of KAIROS:

The mission of Kairos Prison Ministry International is to share the transforming love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ to impact the hearts and lives of incarcerated men, women, and youth , as well as their families, to become loving and productive citizens of their communities.