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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

We regret to inform you that the trip to the Louisiana State Penitentiary has been cancelled.  The tour is replaced with a French Quarter tour for all those registered for the Angola trip.  Learn More Here>>

Important information as you plan your visit to New Orleans:

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.

Travel Information 

Rental Cars: The rental car facility is a 15 minute shuttle ride from the airport.

Taxi/Uber: It is suggested to take a taxi from the airport to New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  Cost is approximately $45 each way and located just outside the terminal.  Uber is not recommended.

On Campus Lodging: If you are staying at Providence House or the Nelson-Price dorms you will check in at Providence House (4104 Chef Menteur Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70126).  Any on campus lodging questions or changes contact info@cmcainternational.org.

Safety: Please note it is not recommended to travel alone at night in the area around the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

The Summit Program Book is your guide to the event.  It includes maps, schedules and descriptions of each event and participant!

What is the CMCA 2022 Correctional Ministries Summit? 

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.  Completed forms will be collected at the end of the Closing Plenary Session.

Tour of the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Thursday May 26:  CANCELLED

Please note:  The Angola tour is cancelled & replaced by a tour of the French Quarter.  If you are registered for the tour, be at the Luther (Hardin) Student Center by 8:30 am to check-in and board the buses for the French Quarter Tour.

The French Quarter tour will depart New Orleans Baptist Seminary at 9:00 am PROMPTLY Thursday May 26 and return at 2:30pm Thursday afternoon.  If you aren’t on the bus by 9:00am we will assume you are not going on the French Quarter tour.  You are on your own for meals on Thursday May 26.

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.

Click Here for Summit Workshop Descriptions >>

Plenary Sessions

The CMCA 2022 Summit offers 3 plenary sessions.  Join us for the opening plenary session Friday May 27th at 9:30 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 Christians engaged in correctional ministry.  

Heather Rice-Minus will host the event joined by Denise Strothers (Healing Communities), Randy Walker (Church of the Highlands), and Sammy Perez (Prison Fellowship). 

Enter your questions on “engaging the church” anytime during the day!  Join us for a dessert gathering immediately following the event!

Exhibit Hall

The Luther (formerly Hardin) 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

If you have a reservation at the Providence House or Nelson-Price Dormitory you must check in at the Providence Guest House. 

Check in time for NOBTS lodging is 3pm at the Providence Guest House (see campus map below for location information).  


Schedule & Speakers

Don’t miss a part of the CMCA 2022 Summit!  See complete schedule below

Shawntelle Fisher

Founder/CEO The SoulFisher Ministries

Heather Rice-Minus

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

Quovadis Marshall

Co-Founder, Pastor Hope City Church

Boyd Chikatulah

CEO 3 Oaks Ministry

Eric Genuis in concert

Eric and musicians will provide a full concert on Friday May 27 in the opening session.

Special Music & Worship


Leading worship & special music during Saturday May 28 plenary sessions.

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!

Contact Us


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