When an old insurance policy suggested a client had been a World War II veteran, St Isidore member Dawn Bremer and Randy Bond of Wells Fargo Private Bank ensured he was buried with full military honors. Great example of living out our #offensivelygenerous mission to those in our community. Read more ............
Join us today as we meet with #OffensivelyGenerous Molly Carr while we gain more understanding about what she is doing with the Harvest Food Truck in the Montgomery County area. Molly shares what her ministry is doing and how their first year goal of sharing 3,000 meals was blown past to serve 17,000 meals through this ministry. She has 32 years of ministry experience and is doing some challenging and rewarding work to connect people and share in each others lives through a meal or serving others with this ministry. The church that the Harvest Food Truck works with is St. Isidore Episcopal Church.
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St Isidore and its Abundance Harvest food truck are profiled by the Episcopal Health Foundation concerning their work with the Tamarac Pines Apartment community. Read more.......
Jackson and Jacob were baptized by Father Sean during a beautiful ceremony at the weekly gathering of Rayford Road House Church. Last year, St Isidore baptized 3 adults and one child and had 5 confirmations or receptions during over 170 services. Welcome Jackson and Jacob as one of Christ's own.
[THE CHRISTIAN CENTURY, by David Paulsen]
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the St Isidore Abundant Harvest food truck near Houston has increased its efforts to feed people and foster community.
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[EPISCOPAL NEWS SERVICE] It is hard to differentiate the feeding ministry from the work of spiritual enrichment underway at St. Isidore’s Episcopal Church. That difficulty is by design.
St. Isidore’s is a church built without walls but with a set of wheels that allows it to bring faith and food to several small communities of worshipers north of Houston, Texas. Some meet at a Taco Bell or a Panera Bread, others at a laundromat. Central to the mission is the Abundant Harvest food truck, which serves as a focal point for developing Christian relationships while alleviating both physical and spiritual hunger. Read more......
What it Means to be Offensive Generous
[REPORTS FROM THE SPIRITUAL FRONTIER] Listen to a conversation with Sean Steele, priest at Saint Isidore's Episcopal Church, a network of "sacramental communities" in Houston, TX. Hear him share about the theophany that began his journey of faith, what it means to create brave space for excluded people's, about the offensive generosity of free laundry, free haircuts, and a food truck, and what it means to hold the "yes" and the "no" as a spiritual leader.
Church with no walls but many doors, accessible to seekers & skeptics
[DUKE DIVINITY SCHOOL] One body with many parts, a Houston “church without walls” brings together house churches, a food truck, pub theology, a laundry ministry and more. Its priest isn’t trying to do something old in a new way – he’s trying to do something brand-new in the old way. Read more
[COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPERS]
By Hannah Zedaker
Two years ago, The Abundant Harvest was just a dream on GoFundMe for food truck missioner Molly Carr. As of early April, the food truck had served 1,625 meals and given away 15,410 pounds of perishable food to those in need in the Greater Houston area in less than three months.