Kids with Incarcerated Parents: Grace seen in Children of Promise

,   •  August 12, 2015

GraceInside knows, on average, five people are left behind in crises for each incarcerated person.  We already know many of those are children.  Here is a neat program that recognizes just because someone is in prison doesn’t mean they are a bad parent. Parents-in-prison   Read more »

Contact Us

  •  May 21, 2015

We welcome you to contact us.  We want to help – and we want to share the amazing work our chaplains are doing. You can reach us: By phone:  804 358-7650 By fax: 804 358-7020 By email: mail@graceinside.org By snailmail:  2828 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond, VA  23294 By prayer: This one is up to you – but if you need a concrete response, do fill us in so we can work together! Read more »

New Chaplains to Share GraceInside More!

  •  April 29, 2015

GraceInside is delighted to announce several new chaplains and some expanded hours!  We celebrate these wonderful men and women as they serve God and share GraceInside! Karen Burke will begin serving as Interim Chaplain at Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women as we say goodbye to our beloved Chaplain Julie Perry. Rev. Ashton Brock will be the new chaplain serving Lawrenceville Correctional Center, Virginia’s private prison effective May 1. Rev. Clifton Cauthorne will begin serving at Red Onion Correctional Center for … Read more »

GraceInside Welcomes New Director of Operations

  •  April 7, 2015

GraceInside welcomes Mr. John Vance as our new Director of Operations.  Mr. Vance is highly qualified, coming to our ministry with an excellent educational background in business and finance, as well as with years of experience working for both state government (Attorney General’s Office) and the private sector.  Additionally, Mr. Vance has served with Kairos Prison Ministry International (currently teaming at Nottoway Correctional Center) and as a Lay Chaplain, working with Chaplain Karen Powell at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women … Read more »

GraceInside Welcomes New Faith Based Re-entry Coordinator

  •  April 2, 2015

GraceInside is pleased to announce that the new Faith Based Reentry Program Manager at Deep Meadow Correctional Center will be our own Chaplain Vera Rhyne.  Chaplain Rhyne will bring her excellent leadership, organizational and communication skills as well as good community contacts which should serve her well in recruiting additional volunteer teachers and mentors.  She will be blessed to work with Chaplain David Cheyne who shares a real passion for successful offender reentry.  Please pray for Chaplains Rhyne and Cheyne and the … Read more »

Job Opening – Director of Operations

  •  February 11, 2015

GraceInside, a Richmond-based non-profit ministry, is seeking a full-time Director of Operations to manage financial and operational business systems, with a focus on budgets, business logistics and human resources. A successful candidate will have a college degree, a minimum of two years’ work experience in a related field, a strong background in finance, the ability to multitask, excellent communication skills and must demonstrate a high degree of computer literacy, including Microsoft applications, spread sheets, databases, and file management. If interested, … Read more »

GraceInside in the News: Christmas Inside is a sad time…

  •  January 5, 2015

http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/virginia/2014/12/23/christmas-jail-experience/20813009/ Read more »

Chaplain Anderson in the News!

  •  December 4, 2014

An article on the unique ministry council formed around Chaplain RB Anderson at River North Correctional Center – Enjoy! http://holston.org/about/communications/the-call/volE14/num27/river-north-prison/ Read more »

Chaplains’ Retreat a Wonderful Event

  •  November 19, 2014

All of Virginia’s GraceInside chaplains gathered together in Richmond for their annual training and retreat.  By all reports it was a great time of fellowship, learning and renewal.  Being together with colleagues, when otherwise spread across the state, is a rare treat.  Having face-to-face time to discuss ideas and challenges, blessings and struggles brings about a kind of peer camaraderie lacking when separated by many miles.  Thanks be to God for these amazing chaplains, their dedication, passion and professionalism saving … Read more »

Christmas Stocking Ministry for GraceInside’s Chaplains

  •  November 17, 2014

Fill a stocking and give the gift of a Chaplain this Christmas!   Chaplains are a lifeline to Virginia’s incarcerated men and women. Fill a stocking for GraceInside and help extend their reach this Christmas. Here’s how you can help! 1.  Provide a stocking for your church/family/group and use them to collect monetary gifts. 2. From now until the end of the year, keep stockings visible to be filled with money for GraceInside 3. Gather the money and write a check … Read more »