‘We hope this is a new start’: 17 inmates baptized at Mississippi jail

‘We hope this is a new start’: 17 inmates baptized at Mississippi jail
‘We hope this is a new start’: 17 inmates baptized at Mississippi jail (Source: Covington County Sheriff's Office)

COLLINS Miss. (WLBT) - Seventeen inmates were baptized last week at a jail in Collins, Mississippi.

“The ministry that has been provided at the Covington County Correctional Facility has been a blessing in many ways,” read a post by the Covington County Sheriff’s Office.

The Covington County Sheriff's Department is proud to report that 17 inmates were baptized today. The ministry that has...

Posted by Covington County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, October 20, 2020

They also attached pictures of the inmates who were baptized. Four of the inmates were woman and thirteen were men.

“We hope this is a new start and will change the lives of these and many more.”

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