Prison Ministry International Convention 2023

Date & Location: July 26-29, 2023. Hyatt Regency Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina Hotel, 4000 Summit Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30319

Description: An opportunity for prison and jail missionaries to learn up to date "best practices" skills and "Christ centered" methods. You will be able to network in person, worship, and fellowship with other prison and mail missionaries, and criminal justice professionals including prison chaplains, and administrators, etc.

Event Brochure: Please click here for an event brochure.

Who Should Attend: All lay people, and pastors involved or interested in prison evangelism, prisoners family support ministries, and ministry to returning citizens should plan to attend.

Featured Speaker: Ivan Omana, Director/Endorser, Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries, General Conference; Evelyn Lopez, Chaplain, County Sheriff's Office, Hillsborough County, Florida; Deborah M. Harris, Ph.D., Former Associate Professor, University of Southern Florida; Jim Davidson, D. Min., Executive Secretary, Southern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists; David Long, ChurchPrison Ministries Director, Southern Union Conrference of Seventh-day Adventists; Colette Newer, Associate Director, Adventist Community Services, North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists; Gary Rustad, President, Georgia-Cumberland Conference of Seventh-day Adventists; and Daniel G. McManus, Lay Chaplain, Virginia Correctional Center for Women.


Wednesday, July 26, 2023
3:00 pm-7:00 pm - Event Check-in
7:00 pm-9:00 pm
9:00 pm-10:00 pm - Event Check-in

Thursday, July 27, 2023
8:00 am-9:15 am - Event Check-in
9:30 am-5:00 pm - Meetings

Friday, July 28, 2023
8:00 am-10:00 pm - Meetings

Sabbath, July 29, 2023
8:00 am-10:00 pm - Meetings


Registration Fees: The registration fee is per person. 

$179 Super Early-bird with Sabbath Lunch & Banquet now through June 7, 2023
$199 Early-bird with Sabbath Lunch & Banquet June 8, 2023 through June 28, 2023
$209 Regular with Sabbath Lunch & Banquet June 29, 2023 through July 11, 2023

$65 Thursday Seminars Only No Meals now through July 11, 2023
$66 Friday Seminars Only No Meals now through July 11, 2023 
$120 Thursday & Friday Seminars Only No Meals now through July 11, 2023

$160 Friday Seminars & Sabbath Only with Sabbath Lunch & Banquet now through July 11, 2023

$125 Sabbath Lunch & Banquet only now through July 11, 2023
$60 Sabbath Lunch Only now through July 11, 2023
$64 Sabbath Banquet Only now through July 11, 2023

To Guarantee Your Place: Please register as soon as possible. You may register online or call AdventSource (800) 732-7587. All major credit cards accepted. AdventSource will process registrations for this event through July 11, 2023. 

Paying by check? 1) Please complete each online registration page with your personal information and registration details. You will be prompted to create an AdventSource account if you do not already have one. If you need to register another person simply click on "add a person" to complete their registration. 2) Please mail the completed registration page with your check or money order, paying the exact registration fee, made payable to AdventSource to the address listed below. No partial event registration payments will be accepted. 3) In order to receive a discounted rate your payment envelope must be postmarked with the date that rate ends.

Special Note: Failure to provide the completed registration page with your contact telephone number will delay the processing of your event registration. If AdventSource is not able to get complete information within three business days of receipt, your registration check or money order will be returned.

AdventSource Event Registration
5120 Prescott Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68506-5433

Mail-in Registrations: All registrations sent by mail must be received by noon Tuesday, July 11, 2023.


Lodging: Hyatt Regency Atlantic Perimeter at Villa Christina, 4000 Summit Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30319. Each attendee is responsible for booking their lodging by registering online, or by calling (678) 539-1234. Please state that you are with the "Alliance of Prison Ministry," to receive the rate of $159 per night, plus tax for a single through quad room. All hotel guests will receive a free breakfast for two people per room.

Hotel Parking: Parking is free for hotel guests. There is a $7.00 parking fee for area commuters who attend the convention.


Meals: If you register for the full event you will receive Sabbath lunch and the banquet. You may register for Sabbath lunch only, or Sabbath Lunch and the banquet only, or you may register for the Sabbath banquet only. Please plan to take care of all other meals on your own.

Directions: Please click here for a Map | Weather

Nearest Airport: Hartsfield Jackson International Airport

Ground Transportation: MARTA train to and from the Airport, and Uber or a taxi.

Nearest Airport Ground Transportation: Hartsfield Jackson International Airport Ground Transportation

On-site Event Registration & Check-in: You may register and check-in and pick up your event material on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 from 3:00-7:00 pm, or 9:00-10:00 pm; or on Thursday, July 17, 2023 from 8:00-9:15 am. You may pay the on-site registration fee which is $10.00 more for each type of registration, with cash or a major credit card.

Children: As a courtesy to other participants, and to maximize your benefit during the event, we ask that you make other arrangements for the care of your children.

Dress: Casual business.

Additional Questions: You may contact Debra Coklas (612) 865-4922 or Email, or Daniel McManus (804) 495-5503 or Email for additional information.

  • 5120 Prescott Ave
  • Lincoln NE 68506
  • United States