Meanwhile, the Jonathan Daniels House Board of Directors has launched a website and is searching for an Executive Director to develop, implement, and manage its programs. They hope to interview candidates these next few months, and you can download the job description here.
As a member of the Episcopal Service Corps, The Jonathan Daniels House will be part of an expanding network of 20+ communities for young adults in cities across the country, where participants live intentionally in Christian community and work alongside service agencies embedded in local communities while engaging in vocational and spiritual discernment.
The program is named for Jonathan Daniels, a martyr in the Episcopal Church who ministered in churches in South Providence, RI before heading to the south where he was killed saving another in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's. Read more about Daniels here.
The mission of Jonathan Daniels House is to honor Daniels by planting a new community in South Providence that is committed to continuing the work of service, justice, and reconciliation that he lived and died for. Keep an eye on their website for regular news updates as the next year unfolds.