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Jubilee Ministry grants awarded for Episcopal Church programs and mission work

The Episcopal Church
Office of Public Affairs

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The Social and Economic Justice Office of the Episcopal Church Center has awarded 108 Jubilee Ministry grants in 50 dioceses for 2011 and 2012 in four categories for more than $165,000 to support mission and ministry throughout the Episcopal Church.

The 2011 categories are: health and nutrition; diocesan development; local development poverty alleviation initiatives; and miscellaneous.  The 2012 categories are summer camps and Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) training workshops.

Jubilee Ministries are congregations or agencies with connections to the Episcopal Church whose mission efforts affect the lives of those in need, addressing basic human needs and justice issues. Grants to Jubilee Ministries are awarded annually.

 

2011 grants

 

Health and nutrition

A total of 50 grants for $750 each for funding to 34 dioceses for Jubilee Ministries that respond to the nutritional needs of food deserts. A food desert is a district with little or no access to foods needed to maintain a healthy diet but often served by fast food restaurants. $37,500.00

  •  Diocese of Arizona: Cathedral Health Services.  
  • Diocese of Arizona: St. Andrew's Children's Clinic.  
  • Diocese of Atlanta: Chattahoochee Valley Episcopal Ministry, Inc. (CVEM).  
  • Diocese of California: Julian Pantry.  
  • Diocese of Central Pennsylvania: Eagle's Nest After School Program.  
  • Diocese of Colorado: St. Clare's Ministries.  
  • Diocese of Colorado: Saint Benedict Health and Healing Ministry.  
  • Diocese of Colorado: St. Thomas Community Garden.  
  • Diocese of Colorado: Brigit's Bounty Community Resources.  
  • Diocese of Colorado: CANA Caring Association for Native Americans.  
  • Diocese of Dallas: Jubilee Park and Community Center.  
  • Diocese of East Tennessee: Cumberland Adult Reading Council.  
  • Diocese of East Tennessee: The Hosanna Community.  
  • Diocese of Eastern Oregon: Family Kitchen.  
  • Diocese of Hawaii: Good Shepherd Episcopal Church.  
  • Diocese of Iowa: Agape Café at Old Brick.  
  • Diocese of Iowa: Neighborhood Meals.  
  • Diocese of Kansas: Community Health Ministry.  
  • Diocese of Lexington: Reading Camp of the Episcopal Diocese of Lexington.  
  • Diocese of Maryland: Episcopal Housing Corporation.  
  • Diocese of Michigan: All Saints Market.  
  • Diocese of New Jersey: St. Peter's Church (Episcopal).  
  • Diocese of North Carolina: The Chapel of Christ the Kind, Charlotte.  
  • Diocese of Ohio: Frannie Millward Community Gardens at St. Thomas Episcopal Church.  
  • Diocese of Oklahoma: The Matthew 25 Mission.  
  • Diocese of Olympia: Episcopal Diocese of Olympia.  
  • Diocese of Oregon: Monday Night Supper.  
  • Diocese of Pittsburgh: Coal Country Hangout Youth Center.  
  • Diocese of San Diego: Episcopal Refugee Network.  
  • Diocese of San Diego: Episcopal Community Services.  
  • Diocese of San Diego: St. Mark's Episcopal Church, City Heights.  
  • Diocese of San Joaquin: Church of the Saviour.  
  • Diocese of South Dakota: St. John's Episcopal Church Thursday Community Supper.  
  • Diocese of Southwest Florida: Venice Community Dinners.  
  • Diocese of Southwest Florida: St. Mark's Back Pack Kids Program supporting Venice Garden Elementary School.  
  • Diocese of Southwest Florida: St. Gile's Emergency Food Pantry.  
  • Diocese of Spokane: The G.O.A.L. (Great Opportunities of a Lifetime) Project.  
  • Diocese of Spokane: St. James Episcopal Food Bank.  
  • Diocese of Tennessee: All Saints' Episcopal Church.  
  • Diocese of Texas: St. Vincent's House.  
  • Diocese of Texas: The Way Station at Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church.  
  • Diocese of Texas: St. James' Jubilee Center.  
  • Diocese of Texas: Lord of the Streets Episcopal Church.  
  • Diocese of Texas: El Buen Samaritano Episcopal Mission.  
  • Diocese of Utah: Circle of Page.  
  • Diocese of West Missouri: St. Augustine's Deacon Williams Food Pantry.  
  • Diocese of West Tennessee: Pop Top Ministry.  
  • Diocese of West Virginia: St. Luke's Episcopal Church.  
  • Diocese of Western Kansas: Feed the Hungry.  
  • Diocese of Western Michigan: After School Tutoring and Arts Program. 

 

Jubilee Ministry diocesan development

A total of 24 Diocesan Jubilee Ministry diocesan development grants of $1,000 each for funding to 21 dioceses to support Jubilee Ministry development plans of the local bishop and the appointed diocesan jubilee officer.  $24,000.00

 

  • Diocese of California: Open Cathedral - East Bay.  
  • Diocese of Chicago: Diocese of Chicago/Jubilee Network.  
  • Diocese of Colorado: Jubilee Ministry of the Episcopal Church of Colorado.  
  • Diocese of Dallas: Diocese of Dallas Jubilee Ministry.  
  • Diocese of Eastern Michigan: Christ Enrichment Center, Inc.  
  • Diocese of Kansas: Diocese of Kansas.  
  • Diocese of Louisiana: Episcopal Community Services of Louisiana.  
  • Diocese of Maine: Episcopal Diocese of Maine.  
  • Diocese of Nevada: Diocese of Nevada.  
  • Diocese of Nevada: NYE County Episcopal Children Ministry Transportation Program.  
  • Diocese of Newark: Episcopal Diocese of Newark.  
  • Diocese of New Jersey: Diocese of New Jersey.  
  • Diocese of Olympia: Episcopal Diocese of Olympia.  
  • Diocese of Puerto Rico: Proyectos Vidas Inc. 
  • Diocese of San Diego: Episcopal Diocese of San Diego.  
  • Diocese of San Joaquin: Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin Jubilee Ministry.  
  • Diocese of Southeast Florida: The North Palm Beach Deanery Outreach to the Elderly Program.  
  • Diocese of Southwest Florida: Cornerstone Kids, Inc. at St. James House of Prayer Episcopal Church.  
  • Diocese of Southwestern Virginia: Diocese of Southwestern Virginia.  
  • Diocese of Spokane: Diocese of Spokane Jubilee Ministry.  
  • Diocese of Texas: The Diocese of Texas.  
  • Diocese of West Virginia: St. Luke's Episcopal Church.  
  • Diocese of Western Michigan: Diocese of Western Michigan.  
  • Diocese of Western Michigan: After School Tutoring and Arts Program. 

 

Local Development Poverty Alleviation Initiatives

One grant for $38,500 to fund Asset-Based Community Development training and support of a community organizer.

 

  • Episcopal Church in Navajoland

 

2012 grants

 

Jubilee Ministry summer camp grants

A total of 21 grants of $1,000 each for funding 18 dioceses for 2012 summer camp programs targeting either youth literacy or children of people who are incarcerated.  $21,000.00

 

  • Diocese of Atlanta: Chattahoochee Valley Episcopal Ministry.  
  • Diocese of Dallas: Bright Zone Ministry of St. Philip's.  
  • Diocese of Dallas: Jubilee Park and Community Center.  
  • Diocese of East Tennessee: Mountain Women's Exchange.  
  • Diocese of Hawaii: Kids Read for Fun at Good Shepherd.  
  • Diocese of Iowa: Christ Church Literacy Programs - Summer Reading Camp.  
  • Diocese of Lexington: Reading Camp of the Episcopal Diocese of Lexington.  
  • Diocese of Maryland: Camp Amazing Grace, sponsored by The Prison Ministry Task Force, MD.  
  • Diocese of Minnesota: Bikes and Books Summer Camp.  
  • Diocese of Newark: St. Paul's Episcopal Church.  
  • Diocese of New Jersey: Trinity Cathedral - Jubilee Ministries.  
  • Diocese of New York: Jubilee Enrichment Programs.  
  • Diocese of New York: Rural & Migrant Ministry.  
  • Diocese of North Carolina: St. Cyprian's Reading Camp.  
  • Diocese of Northern Indiana: Camp New Happenings.  
  • Diocese of Pittsburgh: Coal Country Hangout Youth Center.  
  • Diocese of San Diego:  Dorcas House: Jubilee Ministry of St. Paul's Cathedral, San Diego, CA.  
  • Diocese of Southern Ohio: Procter Outreach Project.  
  • Diocese of Tennessee: East Nashville Hope Exchange, Inc.  
  • Diocese of Texas: St. James' Jubille Center.  
  • Diocese of Texas: St. Vincent's House. 

 

Jubilee Ministry Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) Training

A total of six grants of approximately $5,000 each provide funding for six dioceses to host two-day Asset Based Community Development training workshops.  $30,000

 

  • The Episcopal Diocese of Newark. 
  • The Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande. 
  • The Episcopal Diocese of Montana. 
  • The Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia. 
  • The Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii. 
  • The Episcopal Diocese of the Virgin Islands. 

 

Miscellaneous grants

A total of six grants of varying amounts for an additional $14,750.00.

 

  • Church in Metropolitan Areas: Fund partnership for Fall Conference November 7-9, 2011.  $2,500.00
  • Episcopal Church of Our Savior: Youth Chorale for Christmas Program for Senior Citizens in Chinatown.  $1,000.00
  • Episcopal Diocese of New York: Jubilee Ministry Grant for the purchase & distribution of "Listen to the Children" by Rural & Migrant Ministries.  $750.00
  • Interfaith Worker Justice: Board member funding support for ministry in support of worker justice.  $2,000.00
  • Interfaith Funders: Episcopal Support for Interfaith Organizing Initiative.  $3,000.00
  • Diocese of the Dominican Republic: Jubilee Ministry Grant for Clinica de Esperanza y Caridad, San Pedro de Macoris.  $5,000.00

 

For more information contact the Rev. Christopher Johnson, Episcopal Church Jubilee Officer, cjohnson@episcopalchurch.org

 

Domestic Poverty/Jubilee ministries  http://www.episcopalchurch.org/jubilee

 

 

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