The Saint Louis University Prison Program will host a Interfaith Symposium on Prison Ministry from 6:30-9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17 in the Anheuser Busch Auditorium John and Lucy Cook Hall (3674 Lindell Blvd, Room 050).

Representatives from different faith traditions will discuss their experiences of ministering to incarcerated persons. Dr. Kenneth Parker, founder of the SLU Prison Program and associate professor of theology) will moderate the event. Ministers from the Jewish, Catholic, Buddhist, and Islamic traditions will also discuss their work.

Refreshments will be provided and parking is available at the Laclede Garage. The symposium is part of the President's Interfaith Campus Challenge.

The SLU Prison Program is a Jesuit inspired initiative that provides education to prison staff and people incarcerated in Missouri, promotes service, and conducts research on crime and incarceration.

For information, contact Julie O'Heir (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 314-977-3206), coordinator for the SLU Prison Program.