Domestic Poverty

Domestic Poverty

Church without walls uses food truck to drive home Christian mission of feeding body, soul

November 26, 2017

By: David Paulsen It is hard to differentiate the feeding ministry from the work of spiritual enrichment underway at St. Isidore’s Episcopal Church. That difficulty is by design. St. Isidore’s is a church built without walls but with a set of wheels that allows it to bring faith and food to several small communities of worshipers […]

Episcopal food pantries are part of nationwide network with goal of ending hunger in US

November 7, 2017

Poverty and hunger are all too easy to overlook in Wisconsin’s capital city, where public discourse is dominated by the parallel and relatively affluent spheres of state government and the state’s flagship public university. But wander east from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus or head southwest down the steps of the Capitol, and you’ll find […]

5 Questions with John Heinemeier

March 13, 2017

1) How long have you been affiliated with Jubilee Ministries, and in what capacity? The Episcopal Church of El Buen Pastor, Durham, was accepted as a site for Jubilee Ministries in the fall of 2016. I developed the Jubilee Ministries proposal leading up to that acceptance.   2) What is/are your role(s) in your diocese? In […]

5 Questions with Annette Joseph

March 6, 2017

1) How long have you been affiliated with Jubilee Ministries, and in what capacity? We applied for it on November 1, 2016, and were just notified of the recognition on February 15, 2017. This is something the parish has been involved in over its lifetime though since 1903.   2) What is/are your role(s) in […]

5 Questions with Nanette Mudiam

February 27, 2017

  1) How long have you been affiliated with Jubilee Ministries, and in what capacity? We are new to Jubilee Ministries in 2017, but have been serving our community for nearly 30 years. St. Michael’s Clinic is the only provider for the uninsured in West Anniston, the largest population of the uninsured in Calhoun County. […]

5 Questions with Dana Jean

February 20, 2017

1) How long have you been affiliated with Jubilee Ministries, and in what capacity? We applied for and were recognized as a Jubilee Ministry in November 2016 under my leadership as the director of outreach. 2) What is/are your role(s) in your diocese? In your parish? In a ministry or ministries? I lead our parish’s […]

5 Questions with Dianne Aid, TSSF

November 30, 2016

1) How long have you been affiliated with Jubilee Ministries, and in what capacity? I have been involved with Jubilee Ministries since 1991, first as Coordinator of a Jubilee Ministry in the Diocese of Spokane. In 2003 our parish, St. Matthew/San Mateo, Auburn, in the Diocese of Olympia became a Jubilee Center. We set out […]

5 Questions with Donna Piscopo

November 10, 2016

  1) How long have you been affiliated with Jubilee Ministries, and in what capacity? Bridging AZ Furniture Bank was fortunate to have The Rev. Mark Van Wassenhove, a Bridging Charter Board member, introduced us to Carmen Guererro.  We met with Carmen and received our Jubilee Ministry Certification September 12, 2006. Bridging AZ satisfies a […]

How to Become a Jubilee Ministry

October 28, 2016

If you’re reading this, you’re probably wondering the process behind being designated a Jubilee Ministry in The Episcopal Church. The process, involving an application period, some discernment, and affirmation by the Executive Council, occurs two or three times each year, so it’s important to keep deadlines in mind. In case you’re unfamiliar with the fantastic […]

5 Questions with Barbi Click

October 26, 2016

1) How long have you been affiliated with Jubilee Ministries, and in what capacity? I have been manager of Trinity Food Ministry at Trinity Church in the Central West End-St. Louis for three years. As I learned more about TFM, I learned that it became a Jubilee Center in 1993. Curious as to what it […]

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