“I was in prison and you came to Me…” (Matthew 25:36)
The purpose of Prison Ministry is to bring the love of Christ to those who are in prison by providing encouragement, material support, transition and reintegration services, Christian education, spiritual guidance, and the sacramental life of the Church.
The Saint Barbara Parish provides support to the following facilities:
Santa Barbara County Jail
4434 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, California 93110
Isla Vista Foot Patrol Station
Isla Vista, California 93117
California Men’s Colony
San Luis Obispo, CA 93409
The Orthodox Church also offers resources through the Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry. Please visit their website at:theorthodoxprisonministry.org.
If you know someone who would benefit from our Prison Ministry, please contact the Church Office.