Jail/Prison Conference
The Church Inside Arising: Preparing the Inside Church with the Outside Church

Friday & Saturday | March 29th - 30th
Starting at 6:30PM - 9:00PM on Friday | Starting 8:00AM - 4:00PM on Saturday

There will be Breakout Sessions to learn about other local Jail Ministries, Housing, Communication, How to serve as a Bible Study Teacher in a Facility, Family Prison Services, How to ask for a Clergy visit to a family member inside a Facility, Education for Children after school and Bible Study Inside and Outside for offenders and families

More information at the Welcome Center!
Open to everyone, become aware by attending your First Jail/Prison Conference
Sponsored by OPEN GATES Jail FREE Ministry of Las Cruces First Assembly of God



  • CELEBRATE RECOVERY! – Fridays at 6:00 PM – Kids Building

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps those struggling with hurts, habits, and hang-ups by showing them the loving power of Jesus Christ through a recovery process.

Leader: Ed Carrasco 575-639-2889
Leader: Bertha Carrasco 575-639-3899
Leader: Brian Banegas 575-640-5078
Leader: Robyn Banegas 575-805-8349

  • OPEN GATES JAIL FREE MINISTRY – Sundays at 8 AM - Room #407

Supports returning citizens and the families of those currently incarcerated by offering counseling, resume and job skills assistance, support, fellowship, prayer, and more!

Leader: Nufie Hernandez 575-202-5793

  • DIVORCE CARE – Wednesdays at 6:30 PM

Divorce hurts! Anger, depression, reconciliation, finances, childcare, and dating again are some of the topics discussed in Divorce Care which offer real help, hope, and healing.

Leaders: JE & Elaine Wells 575-496-4503
Location: 620 Ritter Ave. Las Cruces, NM 88005