Their History: Elijah’s Promise was established in 1989 when three local churches (St. John’s Episcopal, Emanuel Lutheran, and Christ Episcopal of New Brunswick) joined together to start a small soup kitchen.
In 1997, EP created a culinary arts training program called: Promise Culinary School, and have taught a professional culinary curriculum to hundreds of students, preparing and placing them at jobs in the food service industry.
In 1998, a catering business was started which provides hundreds of healthy meals every day to children in New Brunswick and to our community’s elderly and homebound through the Meals on Wheels program.
In 2009, EP worked with Who Is My Neighbor? To create A Better World Café. The care has been successful in bringing delicious, sustainably food to our area while giving all people an equal opportunity to enjoy it.