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Perception of Inmate on Pastoral Counseling Ministry done by Church in State Prison of Tarutung

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.3, No. 3)

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Page : 361-364

Keywords : inmates; pastoral counseling;

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The purpose of this study is to know the inmates' perception on pastoral counseling ministry that conducted by the church. This research used descriptive research method. The total population was 131 inmates. Then, the sample was taken 25 percent of 131 inmates. So, the total respondents were 39 inmates. A questionnaire and interview were used as the instrument to collect the data. The data analysis showed that pastoral counseling ministry has done well by pastors with average percentage 80%. There are three forms of ministry that had done by the church to inmates in State Prison of Tarutung such as visiting, conversation and fellowship. So, it can be concluded that pastoral counseling ministry done by the pastor was categorized very good. Thus, the church has an important role in implementing pastoral counseling ministry on inmates on State Prison of Tarutung.

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