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I was in prison and You came to Me.

Matthew 25:36

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If the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.

John 8:36

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I am the Lord, I have called you in righteousness, and will hold your hand and watch over you and I will appoint you as a covenant to the people, as a light to the Nations, to open blind eyes, to bring out prisoners from the prison, and those who dwell in darkness from the prison house

 Isaiah 42:6-7

BPM - VOLUNTEERS

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Mission Statement

Bridge Prison Ministry is a faith-base charitable organization that serves inmates preparing to transition from incarceration to successful restoration into the community, family and reconciliation to God.  

Vision

Since 2007, Pete and Sandy Quinonez Founders and Directors of BPM have been dedicated to decreasing the revolving door of recidivism by providing needed guidance and support and by sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ, teaching and encouraging prisoners and ex-prisoners to live a Christ centered life and become a productive member of society.

 

 

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HISTORY

Bridge Prison Ministry is a Christ-centered 501(c)3 ministry geared towards the success of prisoners, ex-prisoners and the families of the incarcerated.  The ministry has been operational since 2007 and has successfully functioned as an all volunteer prison ministry in Tucson AZ. Pete and Sandy Quinonez are the Founders and Directors of Bridge Prison Ministry. 

CRT “Bridge” Church Leadership:

Under the leadership of Pete and Sandy the Community Reentry Team was established, which is a network of several “Bridge” churches, in the Tucson area. 

Become a “Bridge” church for ex-offenders and their families. A place where they can grow and belong. BPM trains and equips the churches who are interested in starting a prison ministry. 

Serving together as the Body of Christ and impacting the lives of  prisoners, ex-prisoners and their families.  

For as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ. 1 Corinthians 12:12

From Incarceration to Community Re-Entry: 

There is a great gap between institutional life and living in the community. The Reentry Mentor Support Group is designed to be a bridge between in and out. 

BPM serves men and woman who have been released from jail or prison and who are under supervision i.e. probation, parole, and/or treatment.  Mentors walks alongside providing guidance, moral and spiritual support. The mentor give the mentee three things hope, someone who believes in them and determination. 

Studies have shown that if the returning citizen does not find a new set of friends and revert to their old companions, they invariably recommit and find themselves back incarcerated.  Making new friends and developing healthy relationship is not easy.  BPM is bridging the gap!

What We Do:

Impacting the lives of men and woman inside the jail and prison walls in miraculous ways.  

Returning Citizens are rebuilding their lives, finding employment, safe housing, restoration back into the community and maintaining a sober way of living. 

Pre-Release Programs

  • In Prison/Jail Ministry 
  • Chapel Services
  • Healing Rooms and Prayer Services
  • One-on-One Visits
  • Letter Writing

Post Release Programs:

  • Re-Entry Mentor Support Group
  • Meet Me At The Gate
  • Care Package/Hygiene Products
  • Securing & Maintaining Employment 
  • Families of The Incarcerated
  • Angel Tree

FUTURE

With the release of over 6,000 offenders nationally last year and the projected release of even more in the coming years, now is the time to expand and meet the needs of this growing re-entry population.  Your giving can make the biggest impact in the lives of the children and families we serve.  

OUR MINISTRY PROGRAMS

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

BPM UPCOMING EVENTS
Pima County Jail
21
March
2020
Pima County Adult Detention Center
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Federal Men’s Ministry
22
March
2020
Federal Correctional Institution
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Federal Cholla Woman’s Ministry
12
April
2020
Federal Correctional Institution
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Re-Entry Mentor Support Group
9
July
2020
1212 S Palo Verde Avenue
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

OUR STAFF

The Gospel is having a rippling effect. When the Lord changes an inmate's life, a positive impact is also made on his family and society.