Women in prison get messages of hope from Churchpond Ministries

Women in Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto, Ga. will get an early Mother’s Day gift.

The “Mothers Behind Bars” service hosted by Churchpond Ministries will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at Atlanta Berean Seventh-day-Adventist Church, 291 Hamilton H.E. Holmes Dr. The aim of the service is to spread a message of hope.

The Rev. Carlton P. Byrd, gospel artist Paul Heflin and Xernona Clayton, founder of the Trumpet Awards and a civil rights activist, will be among the participants.

The program will include video messages from other mothers, greeting cards and daily devotionals. The ministry will also give the prison a Roku streaming player preloaded with inspirational and encouraging Christian content .

Churchpond is an Atlanta-based global ministry that broadcasts sermons, spiritual concerts, live church services and other programs to viewers around the world.