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CMCA 2022 Correctional Ministries Summit Information

May 27 - May 28

We Invite You to the 10th Annual CMCA 2022 Correctional Ministries Summit!

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

May 27-28, 2022

Important information  As you plan your visit to New Orleans:

CMCA is hoping to schedule a tour to Lousisiana State Penitentiary (Angola) Thursday morning & afternoon May 26.  Currently the facility is closed to tours.  If we are unable to schedule a tour in May, CMCA will provide other optional activities for guests on Thursday May 26.  Please note there would be a fee to participate in any Thursday activity ($60-100).

Covid-19 note:  CMCA will follow the protocol in place at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS).  NOBTS will follow the city/state guidelines in place at the time of the event.

What is the CMCA 2022 Correctional Ministries Summit? 

CMCA (Correctional Ministries and Chaplains Association) is committed to hosting an annual Correctional Ministry Summit that offers training, inspiration and networking opportunities to those working with offenders, former offenders, victims, and families.  The purpose of each Summit is to:

  • equip correctional ministry leaders, chaplains, corrections administrators, program managers and community agency administrators to more effectively serve the incarcerated, formerly incarcerated, victims, and their families through specialized workshops, networking, and resources.
  • facilitate collaboration among organizations who serve those impacted by the criminal justice system.
  • encourage churches, faith-based, and community organizations to more effectively serve the incarcerated, formerly incarcerated, victims and their families.
  • provide a venue for visioning, training, and leadership development for formerly incarcerated persons and victims.
CMCA is offering 1 free Continuing Education Unit for Summit attendees!

The CEU is offered through the Marsh Center for Chaplain Studies, a Center of the B.H. Carroll Theological Institute.

To receive the CEU: Download or pick up a CEU form at CMCA Summit registration table.  Attend all 4 large group sessions and all 4 workshop sessions.  Return form to CMCA at the end of Summit.

Workshop Sessions

The CMCA Summit offers over 30 workshops to choose from in 4 workshop sessions.  The workshops are carefully designed to provide information and best practices in the area of: chaplaincy, jail/prison ministry, reentry, victims/families, youth, advocacy.

Workshop Descriptions Coming February 2022.

Plenary Sessions

The CMCA 2022 Summit offers 3 plenary sessions.  Join us for the opening plenary session Friday May 27th at 10:00 am Central Time.

Our keynote speakers will encourage and motivate you for ministry.  Worship, special music, and testimonies will inspire you!

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

We are excited to host the CMCA 2022 Summit at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS)!

NOBTS is located at 3939 Gentilly Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70126.

Your registration ticket includes 5 Meals at the campus cafeteria on Friday and Saturday.

Moving from “Me” to “We”

This year we have a special event for all attendees focusing on engaging the church.   Heather Rice-Minus will provide the keynote joined by Dean Trulear (Healing Communities) and Randy Walker (Church of the Highlands).

Don’t miss this important discussion for all Christians engaged in correctional ministry: Friday May 27, 6:30-8pm!

Exhibit Hall

The Harden Student Center on the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary campus will be our Summit gathering area and feature over 25 exhibiting organizations.

Exhibit table prices range from $100-$150.   All exhibitors must register to attend.


Lodging Options

CMCA has secured several lodging options. Guests may stay at the Providence Guest House ($65) or dorm room with individual bathroom (3 beds–$50).

CMCA has secured room blocks at 2 full service hotels 15 minutes from campus for $92-149/night.


Schedule & Speakers

The CMCA 2022 Summit offers 5 meals, 4 workshop sessions, 3 plenary sessions, and one panel discussion.  See schedule below for event times.

Shawntelle Fisher

Founder/CEO The SoulFisher Ministries

Quovadis Marshall

Co-Founder, Pastor Hope City Church

Heather Rice-Minus

Sr. Vice-President, Advocacy & Church Mobilization, Prison Fellowship

Boyd Chikatulah

CEO 3 Oaks Ministry

Summit Sponsors

We are grateful for our CMCA 2022 Summit Sponsors who provide scholarships and keep the Summit affordable for all.  Please click on each logo to learn about the important impact each of these organizations has on those currently incarcerated and those engaged in correctional ministries.

Pricing and Registration

Your registration includes access to:  5 Summit meals, 4 workshop sessions, 4 large group sessions.

Register Now!

Early bird pricing rates are in effect through March 31, 2022.

Contact Us


New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
3939 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70126 United States
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