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An open-hearted outreach without walls

An open-hearted outreach without walls

Social, environmental justice; prison outreach; counseling; and spiritual exploration. An Alliance of hope. Common Ground Outreach (CGO) is a movement of people of diversity, skill and training, who have joined together spiritually to address the challenges of our time. Environmental, economic, and social justice are targeted as is the commitment to strengthen the global alliance of change. We provide innovative, grassroots education, and opportunities for connection, seeking to recover people from the margins to which they may have been cast. Although guided by the simple principle that there is that of God in everyone, CGO is in...

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A letter to prison

A letter to prison

Tonight I’m working on a letter to a guy who’s spent 21 years of his life in solitary confinement.  ...
Children gather Moonbeams while Grown-ups stay inside.

Children gather Moonbeams while Grown-ups stay inside.

9/11/16 Children gather Moonbeams while Grown-Ups Hide Inside.  Gib Pellet + + + In pre...
Is God in the Rain?

Is God in the Rain?

The following message was given by my friend Frank Bacon at the Quaker Meeting today in South Minnea...

Prison Outreach

Thoughts from the “Friendly Philosophers”


50 years ago some guys came into the lives of my friends and I back in Lake Forest, Illinois with a message of love.  The message ...
Gib’s Story
I'm an inmate at Airway Heights Correctional Facility in Airway Height Washington. I've know Gib Pellet for approximately 8 years. I becam...
Stronger Faith
To whom it may concern: Not a lot of people care about guys in jail. Gib Pellet and his friends have reached out to me and take the time to...
Otherwise forgotten
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