Poverty & Hunger

Poverty & Hunger

Articles

April 14, 2015

By: Elizabeth Stewart Sinclair

 “… for I was hungry and you gave me food” Matthew 25:35 (NRSV)

Bounded on the west by the waters of Puget Sound and on the east by the Cascade Mountain range, the terrain of King County, Washington was shaped by glaciers that deposited fertile soil and carved lush river valleys. Warmed...

March 26, 2015

By: Julien Goulet

This piece was transcribed from an original post by Julien Goulet, Assistant for Communications and Administration, at the Diocese of Northwestern Pennsylvania

Last week Bishop Sean asked us to pray for the city of Bradford and Church of the Ascension because on Monday, February 23rd,...

February 12, 2015

Welcome to the Domestic Policy Action Network (DPAN), your go-to news primer for current domestic issues related to Episcopal Church policy and advocacy work organized by the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society! This bimonthly edition offers an exciting announcement concerning the...

December 15, 2014

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December 2014

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October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Dan and Teresa, participants at Metro CareRing:

Dan and Teresa had both lost their jobs in the previous two weeks and were visiting Metro CareRing for the first time. Dan commented, "Last year, we donated food. I never thought we'd be on the other end.” As...

October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Claudine, a participant at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

Claudine recently went through a divorce.  Her husband had been the primary breadwinner in the household, and after the divorce Claudine was “dead broke,” as she described it. She was living...

October 10, 2014

The following story is a first-person account from Joe, a participant at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

I have been coming to Metro CareRing off and on for several years, and I can honestly tell you that the organization has changed my life. I used to be out on the streets, homeless...

October 10, 2014

By: Christopher Sikkema

Kyle Endres took on the job of Development and Communications specialist at Metro CareRing for a few reasons-- he's passionate about providing healthy and nutritious food to people, he cares deeply about nutrition education, and perhaps most importantly, he wants to deal with misconceptions...

October 1, 2014

By: Christopher Sikkema

St. Barnabas of the Valley Episcopal Church, in Cortez, Colorado, feeds people. Spiritually, emotionally or physically, the church has found a calling in satiating people’s needs, and especially so in their feeding ministry, Grace’s Kitchen.

Started in 1998, Grace’s Kitchen provides one...

September 12, 2014

By: Christopher Sikkema

Jim Eichner, of Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Redmond, Washington, sees his ministry as a vector for good—and with good reason: everyone affiliated with the Food Bank Farm comes away with a nice feeling and a contribution to the common good—from those who plant, to those who harvest, to those...

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