Children of Prisoners Project

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Children of Prisoners Project

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We rescue and restore the lives of children of prisoners around the world. Our shared mission is to reach 10,000 children in the next five years.

Special Message from President Steve Holder

Our Rescue Mission

The Churches and Ministries of The Fellowship Network are called to directly support our work with the children of prisoners. If 10% of the Fellowship Church congregations participate in five years we can meet the needs of 10,000 children.


Children are in approved, safe care-giving environment and adequately sheltered


Children are experiencing satisfactory health and appropriate growth for their age.


Children are progressing through primary and secondary school and achieving a basic education.


Child are experiencing positive relationships with God, selves, family, and peers.

Our Goals


4,000 children
202 local church partners
50 child workers / 305 volunteers

By the year 2020:

10,000 children
400 local church partners
100 child workers / 880 volunteers

“President Holder and I were in deep prayer over bringing a new missions opportunity that every individual, church and ministry in our Fellowship could engage in. The partnership with Prison Fellowship International on the children of prisoners project was born out of that prayer. As the Global Director of missions for this Fellowship, my heart and the heart of my church beats for God’s global kingdom — and we as a church family already support a lot of missionaries and activities. But when we had a sponsorship Sunday, dozens of children were sponsored from countries all over the world. The generosity in the hearts of my congregation is unending. And it is in yours too. Your church, your ministry, your soul will be blessed by engaging with the Fellowship community around the country in this shared effort.”

Ken Harbaum

Director of World Missions, The Fellowship Network

“Our church has had it’s heart break open for these children. We held a sponsorship Sunday in January. We were amazed when 59 of our congregants sponsored a child of a prisoner. I knew I needed to see what these children were living through every day, but I couldn’t imagine what we would experience when we traveled to Colombia. The love and care and the presence of God in the staff, the call on their lives – I was blown away. The trials of these families and children is beyond comprehension. I have not come home the same as when I left, this mission is truly after God’s own heart.”

Marsha Hoxworth

FaithPoint Church | Killeen, TX