Posts Categorized: Jubilee Ministries

Jubilee Ministries is comprised of Jubilee House, Spedding Food Pantry, and Friday Lunch.
For information on Jubilee House, click here
To learn more about the Spedding Food Pantry, click here
To find out about Friday Lunch, click here
 

Grace hosts Safe Harbor Jan. 5-12; training this Sunday Dec. 2

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by Donna Olendorf, coordinator for Grace Safe Harbor volunteers Fifteen years ago, one small church decided that no more homeless people would freeze to death in Traverse City. They opened their doors, nightly, to provide a warm, dry place for the homeless to sleep. Since then, Grace Church and 22 other churches have joined this… Read more »

Mac and cheese and lemonade – you just made my day!

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by Glenda Andrews, Jubilee House Coordinator These are the words the Jubilee House volunteers recently heard while at your Grace Episcopal Jubilee House. There has been news lately about Safe Harbor and the Safe Harbor volunteers staying open for extended hours during our cold spring.  This permanent facility has been a blessing for our city… Read more »

Love your neighbor

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I was pondering the commandment to “Love your neighbor as yourself” while it was being read in church recently.  I have known this my entire life, but what does it mean to me?  Love is a feeling, but feeling lovingly towards someone is not enough.  It doesn’t mean anything without some action involved in loving… Read more »

Faith without works is dead

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“What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him?  If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food,  and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the body,… Read more »

Small hands and strong arms

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By Linda Schubert Wordlessly, with grinning face and shuffling feet, the small hands of Elliot Mittelstaedt, presented me with $900.00.  That generous gift was the offering collected over three years by the church school children, who Elliot represented that July Sunday.  The children had chosen to designate their collection to the Jubilee Ministries Pantry Garden… Read more »