The Kairos Inside program strategy brings positive and negative leaders of the institution together for a 3-day Weekend of carefully coordinated talks, discussions, chapel meditations, and music led by a same-gender team of volunteers. The Kairos program concept builds the Christian community inside the institution where the Kairos Community prays and fellowships together regularly. These "Prayer and Share" Groups meet weekly. In addition, each month, the free-world Kairos community returns for a "Reunion" of the entire Kairos community.
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Kairos Outside is conducted outside the walls of correctional institutions. Kairos Outside is a special retreat designed to support the female relatives/friends of the men and women who have been incarcerated. Families "do time" right along with their incarcerated relatives/friends. In a safe environment with loving people, women interact with women in similar situations and learn to form small groups to give them strength for the challenges they face.
Kairos Torch offers unconditional love and acceptance, encouraging young men and women to share their life journeys through participation in a long-term mentoring process. The program begins with a weekend retreat in the prison. Torch team members commit to a weekly mentoring process with the youthful offenders for six months after the Weekend.
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