BtCC – Breaking the Chains Church

The Greater Milwaukee Synod worked with Prison Congregations of America to develop a Lutheran congregation inside the Felmers Chaney Correctional Center, a facility of the Wisconsin DOC. Breaking the Chains Church (BtCC) began in 2012 with weekly Bible Study. A weekly Eucharist worship began inside the facility in 2016.

Reverend David Rebey is the interim pastor for Breaking the Chains Church. Pastor David works to cultivate relationships with GMS churches and social agencies. This prison congregation provides a place of worship and contemplation to give men, all of whom have spent time in several facilities in the DOC system, an opportunity to enhance their spiritual foundation and to further prepare them for the very difficult challenge of reentry.

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To support Breaking the Chains Church, please make checks payable to Greater Milwaukee Synod (NOT ‘Breaking the Chains’) and mail to PO Box 341695, Milwaukee, WI 53234.  Or make an online gift using the ‘Giving’ button on our Home Page.