Prisons Week 14-20 October: To mark the beginning of Prisons Week there will be an ecumenical service led by Canon Paul in St John’s Cathedral on Sunday 14 October at 3pm. All are welcome.
Prisons week started by Bishop Guazelli as a Catholic initiative some forty years ago but to my knowledge this is the first time we’ve had the Service at St Johns. I don’t know how much space you have but there’s more of interest at

You are invited to the Prisons Week Lecture 2018 at The Crypt in Christ Church, Spitalfields, London

Hosted by Dr Hugh Osgood, Free Churches Moderator, with closing reflections from Bishop James of Rochester, Her Majesty’s Anglican Bishop to Prisons

On Thursday 18th October from 2.30pm to 4.30pm

This year’s theme from Hebrews 4:16 will be explored by our keynote speaker, the Rt Rev Richard Moth and others.

Prisons Week 2018 ‘Boldly Go’ – watch the film – download the leaflet/poster –order leaflets/posters (free of charge) – visit our website

The 2018 Prisons Week of Prayer begins on Prisons Sunday, 14 October. The prayer leaflet/poster displayed here is available to download from or to order copies free of charge from to enable individuals and churches to pray for the needs of all those affected by prisons: prisoners and their families, victims of crime and their communities, those working in the criminal justice system and the many people who are involved in caring for those affected by crime on the inside and outside of our prisons.

Prisons Week raises awareness and generates prayer. It motivates volunteers to step forward and give their time and gifts, in prisons and in their own communities. It provides an annual focus and reason for Christians to work together, building capacity and motivation to make a difference for people who are out of sight and often out of mind.