"I was in prison and you visited me."
J. Peter Nixon October 30, 2008 - 1:17am
I need your help, folks.Over the weekend of November 7-10, I will be part of a team leading a retreat for a group of inmates at a state prison in Northern California. Our program--known as Kairos--has many similarities to Cursillo. We are providing an experience for these men that will hopefully allow them to grow closer to God and bring real change to their lives.One of the things we do in preparation for the weekend is to recruit individuals who are willing to spend some time over the course of the weekend on behalf of the men making the retreat. We create a poster with the first names and last initial of the people who have committed to prayer at a particular hour. In addition to the spiritual benefits of such prayer, it is very powerful for these men to see that individuals on the outside have taken time away from their busy schedules to pray for them.I am looking for folks willing to commit to holding the retreatants in prayer during a particular hour (e.g. 10am-11am) over the course of the weekend, which runs from about 5pm Pacific Time on the 7th until 2:00pm Pacific Time on the 10th. You do not have to remain on your knees the entire hour! A simple commitment to pray at some time during that hour is all that is necessary.If you are interested please email me for more information at:nixonpca [SPAM AVOIDER: PUT THE "AT" SIGN HERE]excite [DOT] com.