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Video explores the ministry of Laundry Love

July 16, 2014
Office of Public Affairs

The ministry of Laundry Love, and the many lives the program impacts, are explored in a new video from the Episcopal Church Office of Communication.

Based in Venice Beach, CA (Diocese of Los Angeles), Laundry Love is a ministry through which the members of the Episcopal Community of Thad’s Place demonstrate that “people are the new program” at a Laundromat in nearby Santa Monica.

Laundry Love “is a way to make a love-spreading difference in our community,” the Rev. Jimmy Bartz of Thad’s Place continued. “It’s the modern day footwashing.”

“Laundry Love is about developing connection and relationship,” explained Mike Collins, Episcopal Church Manager of Multimedia.  “It's a simple way to encourage communion between the poor and the people of Thad's.”

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Additional videos featuring the Episcopal Church’s ministry and mission are here and include: Thad’s in Santa Monica CA (Diocese of Los Angeles); St John’s Tower Church, St Lois, MO (Diocese of MO); Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA (Diocese of Pennsylvania); Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix AZ (Diocese of Arizona); St Paul & the Redeemer, Chicago, IL (Diocese of Chicago); St. Jude Wantagh, NY (Diocese of Long Island); and St. Martin's in the Desert, Pahrump, NV (Diocese of Nevada): 



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