The Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of the Coalition of Prison Evangelists (COPE) will be held at Christ Wesleyan Church, 2400 S. Holden Rd., Greensboro, NC 27407, Wednesday – Friday, September 24-26, 2014. Guest speakers include Dr. Alex McFarland, Bishop George Brooks, NC Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby, Saundra Westervelt, and Dr. Michael Smith, Director of Chaplaincy for the Federal Bureau of Prisons. In addition there will be some 30 workshops and numerous exhibitors, and special music. The conference is for chaplains, prison ministry volunteers, ex-offenders, families of prisoners, and those wishing to learn more about prison ministry. For more information go to the website at www.copeconnections.org or call 336-285-6753. Registration is required for the entire conference, but the evening sessions are free and open to the public.