Domestic Poverty



November 19, 2013

By: The Public Affairs Office

Applications for the Episcopal Church 2013 Jubilee Ministry grants are now being accepted in two categories: Program Development Grant and Program Impact Grants.

“Jubilee Centers are a vital and vibrant part of the mission of the Episcopal Church in our walk with those in need, and the...

September 9, 2013

Parishioner Tony Hatfield shares vegetables with Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori during her visit to St. Mark’s on Sept. 7. Photo: Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

[Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori...

June 19, 2013

Deacon Nancey Yancey peeks out from the downstairs window of a playhouse at Rainbow Village, which serves homeless families with children in the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta. Photo/Nan Ross

[Pathways] The congestion in Gwinnett County, Georgia, is hard enough to...

December 3, 2012

By: By Ann Holt


The Chattanooga Community Kitchen logo states ”Help from the Heart of the City” and means it.

Founded in 1982 by seven downtown Chattanooga churches (Christ Episcopal, First Baptist, First Centenary United Methodist, First Christian, St. Paul’s Episcopal, St. Peter and Paul...

October 19, 2012

Today, the St. Francis Center in Denver is a long-established refuge for homeless men and women in Denver, providing a place where up to 800 individuals a day may come to shower, get a change of clothes, see a doctor, store their belongings, get their mail or simply find a place of warmth and...

October 19, 2012

Urban Ministries of Durham has a long history in the downtown Durham community, and it’s intricately linked to Jubilee Ministry.

With leadership from area faith communities, including Episcopal churches, the Urban Ministries Center was founded in 1983 as a host site for area service...

June 30, 2012

By: Dianne Aid

Editor’s Note: Dianne Aid is in the process of collecting stories from the streets, fields and back roads. “My encounters with many have been my own redemption from seeing a world I thought I had to have, never could achieve, and lived with the low self esteem of scarcity for years and years. ...

May 30, 2012

By: Heidi Shott

In 2010, a loosely-organized group of laity and clergy from the Episcopal Diocese of Maine came together in response to the call of the Episcopal Church U.S.A. 2009 General Convention Resolution A155 for the church to “recognize the pressing challenges to those living in poverty and the working...

March 13, 2012

The Springtime Chicken Family Band performed "Wagon Wheel" by Old Crow Medicine Show. Photo/Joshua Kamnetz

[Diocese of Texas] Who knew medical students were so talented? On March 8, University of Texas Medical Branch students held their annual fundraiser for the St. Vincent’s House...

March 1, 2012

By: John Martin

In 2001, members at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Cumberland, MD, received information about some of the visitors to the federal prison at Cumberland. Several of our parishioners are police officers, and they reported to us about women and children sleeping in their cars because they could not...