Jubilee Ministry grants awarded for Episcopal programs, mission work

Posted Dec 18, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Episcopal Church has awarded 67 Jubilee Ministry grants in 35 dioceses for 2012 in two categories for $55,750 to support mission and ministry throughout the Episcopal Church.

The 2012 categories are health/nutrition and diocesan initiatives.

Jubilee Ministries are congregations or agencies with connections to the Episcopal Church whose mission efforts affect the lives of those in need, addressing basic human needs and justice issues. Grants to Jubilee Ministries are awarded annually.

A total of 45 grants for $750 each for funding to 28 dioceses for Jubilee Ministries that respond to the nutritional needs of food deserts. A food desert is a district with little or no access to foods needed to maintain a healthy diet but often served by fast food restaurants. $33,750.00

• Diocese of California: Holy Child Health & Wellness Program/Bread for the World Ministry
• Diocese of California: St. Cyprian’s Community Kitchen
• Diocese of Chicago: Shelter Care Ministries
• Diocese of Chicago: St. Clement’s Jubilee Ministries
• Diocese of Colorado: Brigit’s Bounty
• Diocese of Colorado: Broomfield Farmers’ Market at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church
• Diocese of Colorado: Cooperating Ministry of Logan County
• Diocese of Colorado: Metro CareRing
• Diocese of Colorado: St. Clare’s Ministries
• Diocese of Colorado: St. Joseph Episcopal Church Outreach Ministry and Peace & Justice Ministry Communities
• Diocese of Colorado: St. Patrick’s Episcopal Food Pantry
• Diocese of Connecticut: Trinity Episcopal Church/Trinity Episcopal Day School on Asylum Hill
• Diocese of Dallas: Our Saviour Community Garden
• Diocese of East Tennessee: The Hosanna Community
• Diocese of Iowa: St. Thomas Community Garden
• Diocese of Kansas: Episcopal Social Services/Venture House (ESS/Venture House)
• Diocese of Kansas: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City, KS
• Diocese of Lexington: Reading Camp
• Diocese of Lexington: St. Paul’s Food Pantry
• Diocese of Maine: Trinity Jubilee Center
• Diocese of Michigan: Bound Together
• Diocese of New Jersey: Christ Church New Brunswick Food Pantry
• Diocese of New Jersey: Peter’s House
• Diocese of New Jersey: St. Andrew’s Jubilee Center
• Diocese of New Jersey: Trinity Cathedral Food Pantry Ministry
• Diocese of New York: People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWA)
• Diocese of New York: The Community Food Pantry at St. Mary’s Mohegan Lake
• Diocese of Newark: Jubilee Center/All Saints Community Service and Development Corp. (ASCSDC)
• Diocese of Northern Michigan:  Grace Church Community Garden
• Diocese of Ohio: St. James Lunch Program
• Diocese of Olympia: Eco-Justice Ministry of St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, Seattle, WA
• Diocese of Pennsylvania: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Food Pantry
• Diocese of Rio Grande: Our Lady of Las Palomas
• Diocese of Rio Grande: Outreach Ministries, St. James Episcopal Church, Taos, NM
• Diocese of San Diego: Episcopal Refugee Network
• Diocese of San Diego:  St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
• Diocese of Southern Ohio: Episcopal Community Services Foundation
• Diocese of Southern Ohio:  St. John’s Episcopal Church
• Diocese of Southern Virginia: Church of the Ascension, Norfolk
• Diocese of Spokane: Trinity Neighborhood Services
• Diocese of Virginia: Christ Church Cares Food Pantry
• Diocese of West Texas: International Community Garden at St. Francis Episcopal Church
• Diocese of Western Louisiana: St. Luke’s Episcopal Mobile Medical Ministry
• Diocese of Western Michigan: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
• Diocese of Western New York: Trinity Produce Pantry

Jubilee Ministry diocesan initiatives
A total of 22 Jubilee Ministry diocesan development grants of $1,000 each will fund 22 dioceses to support Jubilee Ministry development plans of the local bishop and the appointed diocesan jubilee officer.  $22,000.00

• Diocese of California: Santiago/St. James Ministry Center
• Diocese of Chicago: Episcopal Diocese of Chicago
• Diocese of Colorado: Diocesan Jubilee Office, Diocese of Colorado
• Diocese of Connecticut: Trinity Episcopal Church/Trinity Episcopal Day School on Asylum Hill
• Diocese of Dallas: Diocese of Dallas Jubilee Ministry
• Diocese of East Tennessee: Diocese of East Tennessee
• Diocese of Florida: Grace Mission Episcopal Church
• Diocese of Kansas: Diocese of Kansas
• Diocese of Lexington: Reading Camp
• Diocese of Maryland: Harford Family House, Inc.
• Diocese of Montana: St. Michael & All Angels Wood Bank Ministry
• Diocese of Navajoland: Welcoming Them Home
• Diocese of New Jersey: Diocese of New Jersey
• Diocese of Northern Michigan: Diocese of Northern Michigan
• Diocese of Pittsburg: Coal Country Hangout Youth Center
• Diocese of San Diego: Episcopal Church Center, Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA
• Diocese of Southern Ohio: Gabriel’s Place
• Diocese of Southwest Florida: Cornerstone Kids, Inc. at St. James House of Prayer Episcopal Church
• Diocese of Spokane: Diocese of Spokane
• Diocese of Texas: St. John’s After School Program
• Diocese of Western Michigan: Diocese of Western Michigan
• Diocese of Western New York: The Episcopal Partnership for Mission and Outreach

For more information contact Sam McDonald, Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Director of Mission, smcdonald@episcopalchurch.org.