Jubilee Network

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December 1, 2010

There are some men and women for whom homelessness seems to be a chronic state, others who are temporarily down on their luck, who are working to get back on their feet. Many are Veterans, and today there are a growing number of women who turn up on the steps of Lord of the Streets (LOTS) in...

May 13, 2010

Zion Episcopal Church in Avon, New York, decided to expand its mission, converting the church's rectory into a six-bed transitional home for women veterans when its rector and the community realized women veterans, more so than men, can fall through the cracks.

The idea for Zion House...

May 6, 2010

Jubilee, a new documentary chronicling a 12-year relationship that comprehensively transformed both an affluent Episcopal Church and a Dallas neighborhood located in a high-crime area, is now available online at http://www.episcopalchurch.org/multimedia/jubilee.

The 30-minute documentary...

April 28, 2010

Eight years ago St. Peter's Episcopal Church in rural Hillsdale, Michigan, began operating a free medical clinic for un- and under-insured and low-income people one night weekly.

"We had hoped it would be an urgent care clinic, but what we found was that people were coming in with...

April 27, 2010

"Healing the worst of the poverty in this nation is intrinsically connected to restoring human beings to right relationship with the rest of creation," said Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori in a keynote address that touched on most every factor --€“ shelter, food, environment, health...

April 6, 2010

Every day across the United States Episcopalians work in soup kitchens, food pantries, homeless shelters, health clinics, daycare centers and in social service capacities, striving for justice and peace among all people and in respect for the dignity of every human being.

Later this...

January 4, 2010

Teen pregnancy has long been a problem in Loíza, a small, impoverished town on Puerto Rico's northeast coast, so when the Rev. Ana Méndez became vicar of Misión Santiago y San Felipe there two years ago she immediately recognized a need for services, she said in a recent interview.

Last...

December 16, 2009

Four Episcopal Church ministries are due to each receive $15,000 in 2010 to assist them with special initiatives towards alleviating domestic poverty.

The efforts are focused in four Jubilee Ministry Centers, which are congregations or agencies with connections to the Episcopal Church...

December 13, 2009

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori's Christmas prayer for both the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion involves "searching for where the work of God is already going on in places we haven't discovered."

Her prayer also includes "serving the Gospel to the best of our...

August 26, 2009

El Buen Samaritano Episcopal Mission in southwest Austin, Texas, has received grants from St. Luke's Episcopal Health Charities and other agencies that will enable it to serve 4,000 more underinsured and uninsured working poor patients. Melinda Rodriguez, director of development for the Wallace...

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