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October 19, 2012

If Jubilee Ministry were a person, it probably would have started thinking about settling down, putting aside youthful excess, and planning for the future by now. It was 30 years ago, at the Episcopal General Convention meeting in New...

October 19, 2012

Four people have served as National Jubilee Officer since Jubilee Ministry was born as a result of a resolution approved by the Episcopal General Convention in 1982. And while the ministry has changed dramatically over the intervening 30...

October 19, 2012

Urban Ministries of Durham has a long history in the downtown Durham community, and it’s intricately linked to Jubilee Ministry. With leadership from area faith communities, including Episcopal churches, the Urban Ministries Center...

October 19, 2012

Today, the St. Francis Center in Denver is a long-established refuge for homeless men and women in Denver, providing a place where up to 800 individuals a day may come to shower, get a change of clothes, see a doctor, store their...

March 27, 2009

The Rev. Canon Debbie Shew gripped her crowbar and tugged a sheet of rotted paneling from the wall of a flood-ravaged home and thought about the carpenter who nailed it up. She thought about the children who grew up there, the family that...

August 29, 2008

If kids can't read, they can't excel. It was that simple premise that led the Diocese of Lexington (Kentucky) to create a summer reading camp seven years ago. Now the Diocese of Iowa has picked up the idea. The Lexington and...