The Abundant Harvest, a food truck ministry of St. Isidore, north of Houston, built relationships in several vulnerable communities prior to Harvey, according to Molly Carr, missioner. When Harvey overwhelmed residents with as much as 18 feet of water, Carr expanded food operations to be present to residents at least once a week for more than a year. Read more of the Texas Episcopalian article.......
Pub Theology Makes the News
Brews and religious views mix peacefully at Pub Theology meetings
By Jane Stueckemann, Staff Writer | August 22, 2018| Houston Chronicle
Where do an Episcopalian, a Methodist and someone who is in between an Agnostic and a Christian gather together to drink beer and talk about theological and philosophical issues — such as the meaning or absurdity of life? Mike Mayo, Adam Looney and Josephine Patton gather Tuesday, Aug. 21, at Hop Scholar Ale House for Pub Theology, a weekly meetup group in which attendees discuss a "Question of the Week" regarding theology or philosophy. Read more.........
Talking About Food Insecurity at General Convention "Wellness Talks" in Austin, TX
Telling the story of being “offensively generous” and how that has developed relationships with local grocery stores, food pantries, and other partners to redistribute food to those most in need throughout their community.
Volunteers and others helped Chef Molly Carr and Warden Mike Thomson cut the ribbon to signify that the Abundant Harvest food truck has joined the Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce as its newest member.
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Tune into this week's #HOUCares to learn more about The Abundant HarvestTruck creates experiences around the table that feed the body, nourish the soul and transform the community. Watch the video......
Serving the Least Among Us
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 ............
You Brew You - Molly Carr
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.......
First Baptisms of the Year
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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