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It's no secret that the structures of accountability within our justice system could use a makeover.  In the article and video below, Dr. Moody addresses this issue and calls for a commitment to transparency and renewal in the struggle to combat the underlying causes of this trouble.  Take a few minutes to read the article and watch the clip, and then send us an email to let us know what you think could be done to improve the system.


Rev  Stan Moody at the State Accountability Rally in Ellsworth, Maine

A la Carte is a French term for "from the menu."  


An entr�e ordered from the menu usually entitles the customer to a choice of side dishes.


The menu in this case is a choice of corrections facilities in Pennsylvania, a favored entr� being a private, for profit juvenile detention center prepared by Chef Mark Ciavarella, Jr., a Common Pleas judge in the hardscrabble town of Wilkes-Barre.  


The problem appears to be that the side dishes were literally thousands of children whisked off to juvenile detention within minutes of meeting the good judge. He stands convicted in federal court of a "kids for cash" scheme that netted him an estimated $2.6 Million.


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Columbia Street Baptist Church

63 Columbia St.

Bangor, ME 04401 


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Columbia Street Baptist Church is located in downtown Bangor, Maine.  Our mission is to share the resources of Christ in downtown Bangor and beyond! Check out our website,, to learn more about what's up in downtown Bangor. 
 Columbia St. Baptist Church 
63 Columbia Street 
Bangor, ME 04401 
August 2014 
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Let My People Go!
by Dr. Stan Moody
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 Let My People Go! Following Jesus into our Jails and Prisons is available on Amazon in a number of formats.

"Let My People Go is a twelve-step invitation to our American church culture to examine what we are supposed to be doing as Christians, what we are doing, and whether what we are doing is standing in the way of what we are supposed to be doing."