This series of articles is about helping those in need, especially those who can’t repay you. It’s about doing the things Jesus told us to do.
“For I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me. … Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”
Jesus – Matthew 25: 35-40
Beyond encouraging Christians to be kind and generous to those who are less fortunate these verses point to ways that Christians can live out the virtues of donating food or money to organizations that help feed the hungry, volunteering at a local food bank or soup kitchen, or simply by sharing our own food with someone who is hungry.
This article is the second in a series on ministries based on chapter 25 in The Gospel of Matthew. Jesus expressed compassion and called for caring of the poor and marginalized in his ministry and taught his disciples to do the same. Jesus does not mention any...
The Episcopal Church seeks to address issues of global migration and its root causes as the number of displaced people surpasses 100 million worldwide. The Church works to protect the human rights and safety of refugees by supporting the refugee resettlement work of Episcopal Migration Ministries.
Episcopalians in the Diocese of Atlanta are putting their baptismal covenant to strive for justice and peace among all people and respect the dignity of every human being into action by visiting, educating, advocating for, and welcoming home those who are and have been in prison.