The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Cookies by the dozens

Youth bake to show love of Christ to prisoners

Thirty high-school youth and confirmands from St. Paul Lutheran Church, Westerville, Ohio, gathered on a Sunday evening to bake 300 dozen cookies for the Kairos Prison Ministry.

cookies packagesd for Kairos Prison Three adult members of St. Paul are involved with Kairos. When ministering to the inmates, each team takes 5,000 homemade cookies for everyone at the facility. These cookies represent the love of Christ and show that people haven't forgotten the incarcerated and are praying for them.

"There was a need, we were looking for a community service project, so it was the natural thing to do," said Charlie Woodward, pastor of St. Paul. He asked each youth to bring cookie dough for 10 dozen cookies.

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