Ministry offers Haven of Hope to inmates’ families

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By George Henson | The Baptist Standard
April 29, 2013

photo: Telford Prison Ministries, Inc.
photo: Telford Prison Ministries, Inc.

NEW BOSTON—Ministry to inmates’ families took a leap when Haven of Hope, an overnight facility for visitors, opened this year.

The home-style Haven of Hope replaces Samaritan House, an apartment facility First Baptist Church in New Boston opened in 2003 to serve visitors to the Barry Telford Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The church established a nonprofit organization, Telford Prison Ministries, to handle its administration.

However, upkeep costs for the aging facility presented a constant problem. Ken Cox, former pastor at First Baptist and current president of Telford Prison Ministries, termed it [Read the full article here: Haven of Hope]


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