Chaplain Evans Completes Training in May 2023

Chaplain Barrielevia Evans (Indian Creek Correctional Center) has completed his GraceInside Chaplaincy Training with Eastern Region Supervising Chaplain William Moore and Rev. Bernard Morris (Religious Advisor/DOC Liaison).  Let’s congratulate Dr. Evans on completing his training!

A Word of Thanks from Chaplain Hunley

Chaplain Darrell Hunley (Pocahontas State Correctional Center) wants to say “Thank You” for your love, prayers and support during the recent sudden passing of his son-in-law. His sister set up a “Go Fund Me” account for the family, and they would like to say that they truly appreciate those individuals that contributed to help with […]

Chaplain Ball Retires after 42 Years of Service

Chaplain Ball worked in Security for 25 years for the Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC), and then he worked for 17 years as a Chaplain with GraceInside, totaling 42 years of distinguished service for the Commonwealth of Virginia and for our prison ministry!!!  Always a dedicated servant of Christ, with a powerful witness and with experience as a Correctional Officer, Corrections Lieutenant, etc., Chaplain Ball […]

Chaplain Rodney Receives “Unparalleled Commitment” Award

Dr. Claudette Rodney, our Central Region Supervising Chaplain (and Chaplain at Beaumont Correctional Center) and Chaplain Lisa Brown (Haynesville Correctional Center & Haynesville Corr. Unit) recently went on another of their famous road trips – this time to Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Rodney was the recipient of the “Unparalleled Commitment” Award from the Women’s Health & […]

Chaplain Spotlight: Tommy Armstrong

Dillwyn Correctional Center The way I became a part of the GraceInside Family was:When I was in high school, most of the kids I hung out with knew I would end up in prison. God knew I would, too, but as a Chaplain.  Glory to God! My deepest thanks to Rev. Cecil McFarland, who saw […]

Chaplain Moses Speaks at Missions Connection Celebration in July 2023

From July 19-21, 2023, Chaplain Jerusha Moses (Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women) was invited to speak at the Missions Connection Celebration (MC2). This Woman’s Missionary Union of Virginia (WMUV) / Baptist General Association of Virginia (BGAV) summer conference is held annually at Eagle Eyrie Conference Center (Lynchburg, VA).  It includes hands-on missions projects for all ages, worship, fellowship, […]

Meeting With Pastor Jason Nicholas & Former Chaplain David Cheyne

On June 29, 2023, we had the pleasure to meet with Pastor Jason Nicholas (The Chapel RVA – Scott’s Addition Campus) and with former GraceInside Chaplain David Cheyne (Founder/Director of the “Bridge2Hope” Ministry).  Chapel RVA currently has two campuses in Midlothian, one in Richmond, and a new campus that will begin in Moseley in September.  […]

Meet & Greet with Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson

On June 26, 2023, Rev. Randy Myers and Rev. Lois Carter had a “meet & greet” meeting at the Central Office of the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church (in Richmond, VA) with Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson, Rev. Steve Summers (Assistant Bishop), and with the Rev. Marilyn Heckstall (GraceInside Board Member & Liaison for Bishop Sue). […]