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Start a Visitation Ministry

Are you outraged by the United States’ detention first policies? Is there an ICE detention facility located in your community? Join the movement of over 40 congregations and communities nation-wide, and respond with compassionate action through launching a visitation ministry.

We recognize that starting an immigration detention visitation ministry can be a daunting task, but LIRS is committed to walking alongside you each step of the way.

The LIRS Bring the Sky detention visitation guide will help you:

  • Consider the call
  • Understand the issues
  • Establish a detention visitation ministry

Bring the Sky detention visitation guide:

Visitation Ministry Resources


Special thanks to our generous funding partners, The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, Presbyterian Church USA, and Wheat Ridge Ministries for making visitation ministry possible.