Mission Center: The Episcopal Church: Advocacy

Jubilee Network

Stories and News

Jubilee Ministry is faith in action--loving God with all our heart, mind, soul and strength by loving our neighbors as ourselves. Jubilee Ministry connects these two important dynamics of the spiritual journey, enabling God's reconciling work to be seen through us. Sharing the stories of Jubilee Ministry is a vital part of this work. We connect with each other through sharing our joys, struggles, disappointments and triumphs.

Working together for justice.

[11/11/2011]  Arkansas' St. Francis House program helps homeless veterans re-enter society
Eight years ago, Vietnam veteran Garry Clemmons was a homeless addict, depressed and anxious. Today, he's sober, remarried and working for the Episcopal Church-sponsored program he credits with turning his life around: the Veterans Re-Entry Program at St. Francis House in the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas

[10/18/2011]  Becca Stevens recognized as White House 'Champion of Change'
The Rev. Becca Stevens, author, Episcopal priest and social entrepreneur, has been named by the White House's Office of Public Engagement as one of 15 "Champions of Change" for her pioneering work with Magdalene/Thistle Farms, a residential community and social enterprise she founded to serve women who have survived prostitution, addiction and abuse

[10/11/2011]  Tulsa-area agencies hold event for World Homeless Action Day
[Tulsa (OK) World] Representatives from several area social-service agencies gathered outside the Iron Gate soup kitchen at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma, to show support for homeless people and provide them with food, supplies and information about various programs as part of World Homeless Action Day, an annual event held worldwide on Oct. 10.

[9/28/2011]  Building relationships helps in the fight to end hunger, poverty
Street people used to frighten Edith Heller. "They were a little scary, and they'd say funny things, and they looked funny, and they were different."

[9/26/2011]  Clinics provide free health care
[WAFF (AL)] The cost of health care is going through the roof. In many areas, free clinics are popping up to help people who don't have insurance. St. John's Episcopal Outreach Center in Decatur, Alabama, is one of the places people depend on for health care.

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