Working in six prisons and young offenders’ units across the UK, our prisons team runs accredited courses and assists in resettlement back into the community, often in partnership with the Message Enterprise Centre.

The latest from Prisons Team

Volunteer Opportunity: Development Assistant (prisons)

We’re looking for a volunteer Development Assistant for our prisons ministry. Could it be you?

Volunteer Opportunity: Offender Outreach Worker

We’re looking for volunteer Offender Outreach Workers. Could it be you?

15 years of prisons ministry

Tim Mycock, manager of our prisons teams, reflects over the last 15 years of prisons ministry at The Message… 

My Fresh Start

We met Dennis at the house his building team are helping to renovate. To see him laughing and joking with everyone it’s hard to imagine what his life was like before he met Christ…

Urban Hero Awards 2019 – Thom’s Story

Message in Prisons | Dale’s Story

From a vision in 2004 to reach young people in prisons, our work has grown and today we’re seeing the lives of countless prisoners transformed each year as inmates discover the love and hope Jesus offers them. 

Urban Hero Awards 2018 – MK’s Story

‘Our God isn’t bound by bars or prison walls’

The Message’s prison team take the gospel of Jesus to some of the most broken and vulnerable people in the UK and are seeing breakthrough for repentance, salvation and healing. We talked to offender worker Joe Brady to find out…

Finding Family: Joe’s amazing story of transformation

After years trapped in a cycle of drugs and crime, Joe had lost everything, even his family. But after finding Christ in prison, he is now completely free from addiction and has been restored to his family.

Time of their lives in prison

Prisons worker Richard Oppong-Boateng shares some of the most powerful moments he’s experienced seeing some of the most broken lives restored

Returning to prison to share new life

Returning to the prison where he was held more than 10 years ago, Cyril has been sharing hope and seeing salvation

‘Jesus gave me my life back’ – Cyril’s Story

Message team member and Urban Hero 2016 Cyril Wilding shares his amazing story of transformation

‘Fire in Their Eyes’ – Angus Buchan

Message South Africa is going from strength to strength, writes Angus Buchan in the latest edition of Flow magazine

Mo Timbo: I have to make a choice (Live at Higher Manchester 2016)

One of our apprentices shared his testimony in a prison service last week, & led all the inmates in prayer at the end. 6 inmates signed up to our discipleship course as a result!

Message Wales sharing Jesus in Parc Prison

Parc Prison is home to the largest young offenders’ institution in the UK.

Our prison worker took two ex-inmates along to @thehighertour the day after their release. They responded to the gospel and now follow Jesus!

‘Life to the Full’ – Cyril’s Story (Live at Higher Manchester)

Mo Timbo: My Story (Live at Higher Manchester 2016)

‘Just BE, and as you go, LOVE’

Linda McKay explains why she’s joining the team leading our new residential centre, The Oaks