Jubilee Ministry

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 04:32

Bob Cottrell, the junior warden at St. James Episcopal Church in Long Beach, N.Y., in the Diocese of Long Island, already had a vision of what his parish might do to better serve the needs of the recovery community, which is quite large in Long...

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 04:06

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s...

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 07:28

It was a clear, bright, and cold full moon on the evening of December 9, 2011, when Patricia Sexton was ordained to the priesthood at a park, outside in Longmont, CO, but to understand the significance of this we must turn the clock back six months...

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 05:48

Too often, the homeless people served through Community of the Streets Outreach at Lord of the Streets Episcopal Church in Houston had to make a painful choice: As the afternoon grew late, would they seek food or would they seek shelter for the...

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 05:29

Over the past three and one-half years, thousands of low-income shoppers in San Francisco’s Mission District have been nourished by the work of the Julian Pantry.   The food bank is primarily a ministry of St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church,...

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 03:28

The future Church is today! While the invitation to embrace the Spirit of Jubilee has been extended since at least the days of the writing of the Book of Leviticus (see chapter 25), each generation must decide for itself if they will accept that...

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 02:55

The  25 children who come to the Eagle’s Nest After School program at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Lancaster, PA, don’t often get to sit down to a hot, healthy, homemade meal, served family style. So when they come to the church after school, one...

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 02:29

Both food and faith are growing at Episcopal parishes around the country who have launched community garden projects. Here’s a look at what some of the winners of Health and Nutrition grants are doing in the garden this year: Brigit’s Bounty, a...

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 01:04

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Frisco, TX, began “Bright Reader Summer Fun Group” in 2009 as an extension of its school-year mentoring program at Bright Elementary school. The program was designated as a Jubilee Ministry in 2011. This last summer...

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 03:18

About 60 representatives of Jubilee Ministries across Colorado got the chance to meet Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and tell her in person about the work they do, during a reception for her at the St. Francis Center in Denver on...

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