Grant County, IN
Chaplaincy FAQ
Inmate Bible Study Info
Male bible study is held every Sunday from 2:00-3:00 pm.
Female bible study is held every Tuesday from 1:00-2:00 pm.

Applications to apply as a volunteer bible study leader may be found on our Forms page.

ID Badges may be revoked at anytime. It is a privilege to volunteer/visit and we are here at the blessing of our Sheriff.
Applications to apply as a volunteer bible study leader may be found on our Forms page. Applications may also be obtained by picking one up on the Administration side of the jail.
Applications may be turned into Chaplain/Admin. Asst. Beth Chambers.
Chapel Service Info
Chapel services are held every Tuesday evening from 7:00-8:00 pm.

If interested in hosting a Chapel Service please contact Chaplain Lori Wilson via email: lmeyers@grantcounty.net or phone: 765-662-9836 x 2123.
Visiting Minister Hours & Info
Visiting Minister hours are every Tuesday and Saturday between the hours of 12:30 - 4:30 pm.
Visiting Ministers are welcome to come at anytime during the above listed hours and must have their assigned Chaplaincy ID Badge on them.

You may visit ONE inmate per visit per day.
We ask that visits be kept to a 30-45 minuet time frame with 45 minutes being the maximum time allowed.
When you come to visit you will utilize the phone located on the post in the middle of the room on the jail side.
You must indicate that you are a Visiting Minister through the Chaplaincy and who you would like to visit.

Please note that there are times you may be turned away due to functions within the jail that prohibit a visit during that time. This rarely happens but please know it can happen.

Don’t List
1. Don’t bring cellphones, cameras, or pagers into the institution.
2. Don’t make promises you cannot keep.
3. Don’t give out your address or telephone number. 
4. Don’t take anything in or out of the institution.
5. Don’t preach or teach your own theological doctrines.
6. Don’t represent detainees/inmates in court or give legal advice.
7. Don’t be “preachy”, talk down to detainees/inmates or push people into making a decision for Christ.
8. Don’t criticize or side with criticism of staff, an institution, other detainees/inmates, other races or the courts.
Do List
1. Do contact the Chaplaincy Ministry with your questions and concerns.
2. Do beware of con games.
3. Do dress modestly.
4. Do be trustworthy when someone shares personal or confidential information.
5. Do be prepared to handle flirting and romantic advances.
6. Do try to avoid conversations with detainees/inmates that start with “Hey can you do me a favor?”.
7. Do be a good listener and be yourself.
8. Do try to find ways to encourage and give hope.
9. Do always bring your Chaplaincy assigned ID badge when coming to visit.

ID Badges may be revoked at anytime. It is a privilege to volunteer/visit and we are here at the blessing of our Sheriff. 

To apply for Visiting Minster privileges please see our Forms page for an application. Applications may also be obtained by picking one up on the Administration side of the jail.
Applications may be turned into Chaplain/Admin. Asst. Beth Chambers.