She’s the Face of Patience

The person I consider to be a mentor in my life is also one of my closest friends. We’ve shared life – its joyful highs and its crippling lows – for 15+ years. The wisdom that she freely offers in some of the most trying situations is plumbed directly from…

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The Blessing of Being a Mentor

By Rev. Chris Yount The term mentor has the potential to strike fear into the heart of those who are being asked to consider such a role. This is unfortunate because the reality is that many of us are already serving in the role of mentor in an “unofficial” capacity…

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The (Christmas) Gift of Compassion

As long ago at this past summer, 11-year-old Eliana Marrero decided she really didn’t need anything for Christmas this year; instead she wanted to collect money for people who were less fortunate.  And after seeing homeless people on the streets of New York, she knew exactly who she wanted to…

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Your Giving Enables Life Change

Donating to Jericho leads to only one thing: life transformation.  Because of our caring community:  Charneil goes from being a 9-year-old in foster care, to a young teen being mentored, to a 27-year-old working at a company that helps the disabled and volunteering at organizations that help foster-kids and youth….

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Pastor’s Corner: Rev. Leroy Parker

We are living during some tumultuous times in the United States of America. When we look at the political climate in our country, it has in a major way opened the vaults of racism that many people thought would never be resurrected. The issue is not the resurrection of systemic…

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Clarence Bouie: A Life Transformed

Drug abuse hung like a dark cloud over Clarence Bouie for 17 years of his life, causing all the hurt and despair one might imagine. “I thought I’d be dead or in prison,” Clarence said of his younger self. “But I let God do His plan.” That plan has led…

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God is Blessing CityServe Projects

Jericho Partnership is several months into CityServe, a joint initiative with the city of Danbury designed to reach into new pockets of need in our city. Here’s an update on the two main projects within the initiative – Project CleanStart and our South Street School Partnership. Project CleanStart They endured…

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Giving the Gift of Love this Christmas

While Christmas is indeed a time of joyful celebration, those who are struggling or needy often find the holiday stressful; overwhelmed with life’s challenges, they simply can’t manage or afford to put presents under the tree. Jericho’s Giving Tree aims to replace stress with joy for the people and families…

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Gala 2016! Register today!

Jericho’s biggest night of the year – when 500 people come together to celebrate all God has done through our ministry this year and pledge to support it for another – will take place on Thursday, December 1, 6:00 p.m., at The Amber Room Colonnade, Danbury. This year, we’ll shine…

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Donate Kids’ Arts & Crafts

Jericho host a Thanksgiving dinner for residents of the Spring Street neighborhood on Tuesday, November 22, at the Jericho Spring Street Neighborhood Center. We want to give lots of little hands fun things to do during the evening… so we’re setting up an arts & crafts table, and we’re accepting…

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