Health Care


October 20, 2016

By: Christopher Sikkema


1) How long have you been affiliated with Jubilee Ministries, and in what capacity?

I have been involved with St. Andrew's Children's Clinic, a Jubilee Ministry, since 2001. I had never heard of a Jubilee Ministry before then. The Reverend Ed Gustafson...

February 10, 2015

By: Laura Shaver

The following article, reprinted with the author's permission, was transcribed from the January/February 2015 issue of The Church News, the newspaper of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas.

It began as a vision for St. Barnabas, Fredericksburg—to go out and be the church, to make a...

January 28, 2015

Samuel McDonald, Director of Mission and Deputy Chief Operating Officer of the Episcopal Church, has announced 14 recipients of the Episcopal Church Jubilee Grants, totaling $49,965 to support mission and ministry in 11 dioceses.

Jubilee Ministries are congregations or agencies with...

October 30, 2014

By: The Rev. Mike Angell

Young adults are a key demographic in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Our ability to live fully into God’s mission for us depends on our physical health, and health insurance gives us the opportunity to access health care when we need it the most. Just as The Episcopal Church...

October 17, 2014

By: Christopher Sikkema

St. Benedict Health and Healing Ministry has very specific goals, the chief of which is, naturally, to heal those who are ill in body, mind and spirit. An institution and Jubilee Ministry of the Diocese of Colorado, St. Benedict’s is a point of access to healthcare for underserved and unserved...

September 26, 2013

Affirming our belief that health has both physical and spiritual components, we urge you, on behalf of The Episcopal Church, to support The Church Health Plan Act of 2013 (S 1164). The Church is committed to establishing a system that provides quality, cost effective, health care services for...

March 20, 2013

As we reach the climax of a Lenten season in which the Episcopal Public Policy Network has examined cycles of violence in our culture from a variety of perspectives, today we specifically consider the issue of gun violence that has grasped the attention of so many Americans. As Presiding Bishop...

February 26, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] As the implementation of the Patient Care and Affordable Health Care Act begins to take shape, congregations in Louisiana and Ohio are fighting to continue meeting the needs of the medically uninsured. That includes pushing government officials to sign on to the...

August 29, 2012

The first six months of a refugee’s experience in the United States can be clogged with commitments and concerns; finding employment, accessing medical care, acclimating to a new culture, and many other matters command time and attention.

In Grand Rapids, finding an opportunity to go to...

August 1, 2012

August 1, 2012

Dear Governor:

                We, the undersigned members of the Interfaith Disability Advocacy Coalition (IDAC) and other religious and religiously-affiliated organizations, urge you to support participation of your State in the expanded Medicaid program...


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