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April 14, 2015

St. Francis Center, located in the Diocese of Colorado, serves as a “place of peace” for men and women who are homeless in metro Denver. Since 1983, the center has provided a safe and stable place for their guests during the hours that night shelters are normally closed, while also hosting an...

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,...

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,...

March 5, 2015

By: Susan Heath

“The advantage of knowledge is that wisdom gives life to the one who possesses it.” Ecclesiastes 7:12b (NRSV)

Study after study in this country shows that poverty limits the chances of attaining a quality education, while at the same time we know that attaining a quality education is one...

March 2, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

Applications are now accepted for grants from the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society that center on new or revitalized efforts in domestic poverty ministry.

The purpose of the grants is to engage Episcopalians in ministry among the economically impoverished in the United States; To...

March 2, 2015

Betsy Bornholdt is the Staff Resource for Communications and Outreach at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, as well as a paraprofessional a few blocks away at Sunset Terrace Elementary School, in Rochester, Minnesota--and she has a gift for vision and mission. Her two jobs put her in a unique...

March 2, 2015

Betsy Bornholdt is the Staff Resource for Communications and Outreach at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, as well as a paraprofessional a few blocks away at Sunset Terrace Elementary School, in Rochester, Minnesota--and she has a gift for vision and mission. Her two jobs put her in a unique...

March 2, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are now accepted for grants from the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society that center on new or revitalized efforts in domestic poverty ministry.

The purpose of the grants is to engage Episcopalians in...

February 25, 2015

Justin, shown here with his dog Trinity, plays an important part in the ministry with homeless people that the Rev. Sarah Monroe, left, coordinates out of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Aberdeen, Washington. Photo: Glenn Stone

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Sarah Monroe and the...

February 25, 2015

By: The Episcopal Public Policy Network

My people will abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places. Isaiah 32:18 (NRSV)

“On a single night in January 2013, there were 610,042 people experiencing homelessness in the United States, including 215,344 people who were living in unsheltered...

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