All In Community is a modern day, Biblical response to the impact of mass incarceration.
At Powell UMC, All In Community responses include:
  • Welcome Home Bags 
Welcome Home a Person Returning from Jail or Prison Persons are released with little or nothing. Filling this bag with the following items will make a big difference as the process of reentering begins:
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Soap
  • Washcloth
  • Lip balm
  • Comb or brush
  • Razors (men and women)
  • Shaving cream (men)
  • Feminine products (women)
  • Washable face mask
  • Gloves or a hat
  • WalMart gift card, $10 suggested

Return the bag with an encouraging note(signed first name only) and label it Man or Woman. Pray for the neighbor who will receive it through the Delaware County Re-entry Coalition. You can pick up a zip lock bag to fill from the Mission table starting January 24th, or use your own bag.

Don’t want to fill a bag with all of the items suggested? Fill it with socks, gloves or hats, which are especially welcomed this winter season.

This ministry is sponsored by Powell UMC All In Community, a modern day Biblical response to the impact of incarceration. Contact Deacon Sandy Huber,, with any questions.
  • HOPE Letters, a regular mentoring correspondence with incarcerated men and women
    in Ohio’s state prisons. This is a signature initiative of the West Ohio Conference.
    Training and a year’s commitment is required. Contact
  • Support of transitional sober living at Liberty and Unity Houses, Delaware OH. (Ministries of
Contact Sandy Huber or Hannah Ewald for additional information.