One of the ways the Episcopal Church addresses domestic poverty is through its Jubilee network, which consists of over 600 Jubilee Ministry Centers. These centers empower the poor and oppressed in their communities by providing direct services, such as food, shelter, and healthcare, and also by advocating for human rights.


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September 13, 2013
Following the defeat of the House of Representatives farm bill last June, House leadership divided the agriculture and nutrition titles of the farm bill into two separate pieces of legislation for another vote. The agriculture titles passed, and the House is now preparing to vote on the nutrition provision, titled the Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act. This bill will specify funding...
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May 23, 2013
May 23, 2013   The Honorable Barbara Mikulski                                         The Honorable Richard Shelby Chairwoman            ...
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April 1, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] An agriculturalist in the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) has encouraged farmers in Africa to adopt a biblically-based version of conservation agriculture known as “Farming God’s Way,” to curb food insecurity on the continent. Stephen Gaturu, a project officer in charge of food security in one of the Regional Development Services in ACK, praised...
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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 organizations, including St. Philip’s Community Kitchen, a ministry to the hungry founded by St. Philip...
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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 safety during the daytime when they have nowhere else to go. But in early 1983, such a place was still...