Shawn Fisher: A Life Transformed

Shawn Fisher said he had his “a-ha moment and wow moment” at once – while lying in a nursing home bed, looking down at the tubes protruding from his torso, which were doing for him what his ravaged body couldn’t do. Keep him alive. Decades of unbridled alcohol abuse caught…

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A New Objective: Community Reconciliation

Every ministry can point to milestone markers – a time when God has moved in a significant way, prompting its leaders into new areas of ministry. Jericho has just experienced one of those milestone moments. For all of its 10-plus years of ministry, Jericho has been guided by five objectives,…

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Five Unexpected Benefits of Volunteering

We know that volunteering to serve others –  at Jericho, we call it “being the hands and feet of Jesus” – is a blessing to those who receive your time, compassion and love. But what about the volunteer? Recent research has determined that there are some surprising benefits to the…

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Meet Sera Pisani, CityServe Coordinator

Sera Pisani has joined our staff as CityServe Coordinator; she’ll be organizing and working primarily with volunteers serving in our Reading Buddy program, but will also have a role with our CleanStart and Spring Street Neighborhood Center initiatives.  Sera is new to the non-profit sector but is thrilled to begin…

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Staff Needed for Summer Learning Camp

Want to spend seven weeks this summer doing something that can change a child’s life? Jericho’s Spring Street Neighborhood Center is now taking applications to fill its Summer Learning Camp staff positions. Summer Learning Camp will take place June 19 through August 11, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, and will…

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Karil Connor to Lead Regional YoungLives

Karil Connor, the leader of the Danbury branch of YoungLives, was recently tagged to lead the Greater New York Division of that ministry, Young Life’s outreach to pregnant and parenting teenagers.  (Young Life is a Jericho Ministry Partner.) She’ll be responsible for sustaining and developing ministries for YoungLives’ teens in…

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Summer Camp Registration is Underway

Summer Camp registration is underway at two Jericho ministries! Our two biggest camps include: Summer Learning Camp, offered at Jericho Spring Street Neighborhood Center. This seven-week camp, for students entering kindergarten through grade 5, gives kids in Danbury’s the inner city a place to spend summer vacation, with activities including…

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Black History Month Essay Winners Chosen

Click HERE to watch the essay winners receive their awards.   As Black History Month draws to a close, Pathways Danbury Youth Ministries has selected the winners of its annual Black History Month Essay Contest.  The topic for the 700-plus-word essay: “what Black History Month means to me.” Ethan Hutchins,…

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Nobel Winner Leymah Gbowee Visits Jericho

It’s not every day a Nobel Peace Prize winner comes to your front door.  Saturday at Jericho wasn’t “every day.” So when Leymah Gbowee came to Jericho Partnership to hear about our ministry to the city, it was truly a moment to remember. Leymah was in Danbury as the keynote…

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Dr. James Petersen to speak on The Power of Mentoring

There’s little debate that the epidemic of fatherlessness contributes to the challenges faced by our inner city youth. And there also no doubt that MENTORING is an antidote to these challenges. Join us to hear Dr. James Petersen speak on The Power of Mentoring, March 16, 7:00 p.m., at Walnut…

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