Prison Ministry

Welcome to the home page for Jesus is the Key ministries. We are a ministry of freedom to those in chains.

Jesus is the Key ministries

We started as a prison ministry of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills in 1996. At that time we were going into one of the facilities at the California Institution for Men in Chino, CA. We were only going in on the fifth Tuesdays of the month. There are not many months with five Tuesdays in them! What I am getting at is, don't be discouraged if it isn't what you would like it to be when your prison ministry first starts up. Where God guides, He will make all the provisions you need...

What We Do

It is our hope by becoming a stand alone ministry we can go to other churches and come along side them in forming their own prison ministries, get Bibles and other Christian materials into the jails...
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Resources

As we develop this site it is our goal to find the resources to equip prison ministries and Chaplains in the prisons and jails. If you know of a good resource please contact us with the information...
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Read the Blog

Click here to access blogs and articles from Chaplain Ed Welsh. These are updated regularly and provide great encouragement and helpful information. We pray that you are blessed by them!
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Testimonials:

During the years 2004-2006, I was incarcerated at CIW. It was one of the darkest times of my life, and I was so hungry for God’s Word. Knowing my need, God sent an amazing ministry team in Jesus is the Key.