the volunteers of Kairos Outside of Northeast Florida have ministered to women with loved ones who are, or were,
incarcerated in state, federal, local and youth correctional
We recognize that the spouses, relatives and friends of
those who are incarcerated "do time" right along with those they
love. We are an ecumenical Christian Community that cares about
them. Some of us have been impacted by the incarceration of loved
ones, and some of us have not.
provide a safe, judgment-free environment for these women during a Christian
retreat called a Kairos Outside Weekend. During this special time, our
Guests have an opportunity to interact with other women in similar
circumstances and to form small support groups that can give them
strength in their life journey.
Kairos Outside is an arm of
Kairos Prison Ministry International, a
non-profit Christian ministry chartered in the State of Florida.
Kairos is one of two Greek words for time. Kronos
refers to linear time (hours, days, etc.). Hence, we speak of
chronological time. Kairos refers to a time set by God for
a specific occurrence Ė or, Godís special time.