2018 Annual Meeting
Sunday December 2, 2018, at 3 PM
Salem Lutheran Church, Catonsville MD

Join us on this very special day as we not only share all the amazing things that have happened in 2018, but also celebrate the ministry of Pr. Gerry Rickel with a special worship service.


Welcome to the Community of St. Dysmas!


Pastor Susan Beck

The Community of St. Dysmas (CSD) is a Lutheran congregation in the Maryland Correctional System. God’s purpose for The Community of St. Dysmas is to share the transforming power of Christ’s love with persons incarcerated in the Maryland Department of Corrections and to support them upon their release. In July, 2018, The Reverend Susan Beck was called to serve as Pastor of CSD.


Currently CSD is providing Word and Sacrament ministry at four facilities:


To see a summary of our values and goals, click here.


CSD is a member of Prison Congregations in America.

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