Women at metro corrections center graduate from Prison Fellowship program

Women at metro corrections center graduate from Prison Fellowship program


COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS CENTER. MECCA: ABIGAIL AND JESS, YOU ARE
NOT THE MISTAKES YOU’VE MADE. THAT’S NOT JUST A MESSAGE THEY
SHARED BECAUSE IT FEELS IT’S A
POWERFUL STATEMENT THAT SAYS IF
YOU ARE ALIVE AND BREATHING, YOU
ARE CAPABLE OF CHANGE AND
PROGRESS. AND THAT WAS THE BIG THE TAKE
AWAY THE PROGRAM WANTED THEM AND
US TO KNOW. MECCA: THIS GRADUATION WASN’T
YOUR AVERAGE FINALE TO SCHOOL OR
A PROGRAM
PRISON FELLOWSHIP HAS A HEAVY
HAND IN HELPING THESE WOMEN
OVERCOME THEIR PAST AND THE REASON THEY ARE HERE. A NEW START. A NEW BELIEF IN THE COMMUNITY
AND THEMSELVES.>>IT’S A VALUED FAITH THAT THE
WOMEN HAVE AND LEARN WHO THEY
ARE AND LEARN THAT THEY’RE
VALUED. MECCA: SAYING THIS OVER AND OVER
AND OVER
>>THEY ARE NOT THEIR BIGGEST
MISTAKES. MECCA: THEY CERTAINLY BELIEVE IT
NOW. AND THIS WASN’T AN EASY
DESTINATION TO GET TO. IT TOOK WORK.>>THEY LIVE IN THE DORM
TOGETHER. CHANGE BEGINS TO HAPPEN.>>THEY BEGIN TO SEE MAYBE I CAN
BE SOMEONE ELSE BESIDES WHO I’VE
BEEN
MECCA: PROMINENT OKLAHOMA
LEADERS PROUDLY CELEBRATING
THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENTS. THE LADIES TOSSING THEIR PASTS
OUT AND TAKING I

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