The story of any one of us is in some measure the story of us all. ~Frederick Buechner

Summers in Chicago

Jumping off the rocks at Montrose Harbor.

Nights around the patio campfire roasting marshmallows.

Gallery openings at Everybody’s Coffee.

Experiencing a resident from the shelter getting housed.

Bringing food to people who live under the bridge.

A Mexican popsicle or elote slathered in mayonnaise.

Early morning runs training with Team CCO.


These are just a few of the favorite things summer interns at JPUSA get to do. While either serving up great fair-trade coffee at Everybody’s or pulling T-shirts at Belly Acres, or answering phones at Cornerstone Community Outreach, or assisting with the Bridge Program—a typical intern day encompasses a kaleidoscope of urban experiences. There’s still time left—check out our webpage and consider spending a few weeks of whats left of your summer at Jesus People.

Jane Hertenstein
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