Jubilee Ministry

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 11:33

The 32nd Avenue Jubilee Center undertook a special project to get to know their community. As the recipients of an Asset Based Community Development Grant, the center sought to better understand the world around them. The project was undertaken...

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 11:27

The Broomfield Farmers’ Market has made it their mission to “[Bridge] the chasm that separates lower-income residents from access to fresh, nutritious, locally-grown food each summer.” This Jubilee Ministry, based out of Holy Comforter Episcopal...

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:37

Cornerstone Kids, Inc., is a ministry of St. James House of Prayer Episcopal Church, in the Tampa Heights neighborhood of Tampa, Florida. According to census data, 48.2% of St. James’ neighbors live at or below the poverty line. Families are...

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 15:56

Imagine for just a minute that you are in the 3rd grade again. When school is out, you ride the bus home to an empty house. Mom is at work and will not arrive home until 5:30 or 6:00 p.m. You have a little sister who is five years old that you have...

Saturday, June 30, 2012 - 02:07

Editor’s Note: Dianne Aid is in the process of collecting stories from the streets, fields and back roads. “My encounters with many have been my own redemption from seeing a world I thought I had to have, never could achieve, and lived with the low...

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 09:08

There was already a Spirit of Jubilee moving through our Diocese before we received the $1,000 Diocesan grant and started planning our Jubilee workshop.  Only it had another name--“Servant Ministry.” The Diocese of San Diego recently went through...

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 08:49

Editor’s Note: The Diocese of California recently requested – and received – a $1,000 Jubilee Ministry Diocesan Development grant to help fund the work of Sacred Space~Oakland, a  ministry to bring church to the street people of Oakland. We invited...

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 06:58

Over the past six years, clergy and parishioners of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lynchburg, VA, have fostered a caring relationship with Holy Cross Anglican School on Ambergris Caye in Belize, Central America. A number of intergenerational groups...

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 06:21

Think of the Rev. Donna Hall as a kind of 21st century circuit riding preacher. There are some 50 nursing homes in the immediate vicinity of Palm Beach, Fla., and as chaplain of the North Palm Beach Deanery Nursing Home/Outreach to the Elderly...

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 05:37

In 2010, a loosely-organized group of laity and clergy from the Episcopal Diocese of Maine came together in response to the call of the Episcopal Church U.S.A. 2009 General Convention Resolution A155 for the church to “recognize the pressing...

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