Jubilee Ministries

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Summary

For nearly 50 years, Jubilee has ministered to the needs of inmates by leading worship services, teaching Bible studies, providing individual counseling, overseeing pre-release classes, teaching discipleship classes, visiting cell blocks, and ministering to prison staff.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Jubilee Ministries
235 S 12th St
Lebanon, PA 17042

Website: jub.org

Phone: 717-274-7528

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 232070710

CEO/President: Ryan Newswanger

Chairman: Marlin Zimmerman

Board size: 11

Founder:

Ruling year: 1989

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2013


Purpose

Vision: The men and women we serve will be ambassadors for Jesus in prisons, their homes, churches, and communities, leading others to Christ and making the Kingdom of God visible to the world!

Jubilee Aftercare offers a structured, residential environment for those affected by incarceration. With Christ at the center, we seek to provide an individualized and holistic opportunity for life change. This includes addressing the deep needs of individuals caught in the cycles of incarceration, addiction, and unhealthy relationships.


Mission statement

We exist to serve those affected by incarceration by being Ambassadors of Life Change through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


Statement of faith

God, infinite and perfect, is the one and only true God who exists as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. He is the Creator and Sustainer of all things. Jesus, the only perfect man, is the Son of God incarnate, the divine Savior for all humankind and the Lord of all creation. The Holy Spirit dwells in redeemed humanity as Sanctifier, Comforter, and Guide. The Holy Bible is the written Word of God, inerrant in the original, authentic, and authoritative for all humankind.

All humanity is sinful by nature and separated from God. We believe that God offers redemption and restoration to all who confess and forsake their sin, seeking His mercy and forgiveness through Jesus Christ (Acts 3:19-21; Rom 10:9-10; 1 Cor. 6:9-11). As redeemed children of God, each has the privilege and responsibility to share the Gospel and demonstrate Christ's love. As Jesus states in Mark 12:30-31 (NAS) "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength...You shall love your neighbor as yourself. There is no other commandment greater than these."

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Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating243 of 110422 of 140
Fund acquisition rating218 of 110516 of 140
Resource allocation rating372 of 110543 of 140
Asset utilization rating533 of 110461 of 140

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
11%5%3%4%4%3%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
10%5%3%4%4%3%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
93%97%99%100%95%95%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
11%7%4%4%4%3%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
7%3%1%0%5%5%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
79%84%88%88%88%86%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
89%70%74%98%90%92%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
70%59%65%86%79%79%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
11%30%26%2%10%8%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
7%27%28%2%10%8%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
9%9%8%8%7%11%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.520.530.560.670.660.64
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
2.711.552.022.292.352.21
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.680.821.131.541.561.40
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
13.9127.76117.16141.91159.71155.71
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.070.040.010.010.010.01
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
6.4614.1310.487.757.638.49
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
8%17%31%29%24%27%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
1%12%14%26%22%24%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
160%157%124%105%114%115%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20222021202020192018
Cash$5,371,794$3,596,541$1,682,684$1,102,619$1,134,719
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$3,111,089$1,641,182$1,582,388$1,785,631$1,732,127
Short-term investments$180,014$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$8,662,897$5,237,723$3,265,072$2,888,250$2,866,846
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$4,463,128$4,061,197$4,195,926$3,909,117$3,469,625
Other long-term assets$299,649$1,268,470$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$4,762,777$5,329,667$4,195,926$3,909,117$3,469,625
Total assets$13,425,674$10,567,390$7,460,998$6,797,367$6,336,471
 
Liabilities20222021202020192018
Payables and accrued expenses$312,115$44,704$23,008$18,084$18,411
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$312,115$44,704$23,008$18,084$18,411
Debt$1,610,780$1,434,487$1,948,584$1,477,097$1,539,174
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$353,495$1,744,253$215,221$154,335$155,826
Total long-term liabilities$1,964,275$3,178,740$2,163,805$1,631,432$1,695,000
Total liabilities$2,276,390$3,223,444$2,186,813$1,649,516$1,713,411
 
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$7,899,822$5,794,966$5,254,322$5,135,511$4,603,619
With donor restrictions$3,249,462$1,548,980$19,863$12,340$19,441
Net assets$11,149,284$7,343,946$5,274,185$5,147,851$4,623,060
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20222021202020192018
Total contributions$9,882,668$7,928,832$5,142,144$4,787,124$4,162,544
Program service revenue$226,951$219,826$208,986$255,846$273,115
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$1,882$10,224$16,627$13,225($48,586)
Other revenue$27,284($145,714)($220,974)($18,703)$3,822
Total other revenue$256,117$84,336$4,639$250,368$228,351
Total revenue$10,138,785$8,013,168$5,146,783$5,037,492$4,390,895
 
Expenses20222021202020192018
Program services$5,969,781$5,229,202$4,434,125$3,993,110$3,452,516
Management and general$623,744$464,414$385,615$331,616$445,390
Fundraising$499,048$249,791$200,709$187,975$129,390
Total expenses$7,092,573$5,943,407$5,020,449$4,512,701$4,027,296
 
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$3,046,212$2,069,761$126,334$524,791$363,599
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$3,046,212$2,069,761$126,334$524,791$363,599

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Ryan NewswangerCEO$123,456

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022


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History

In 1972, Jubilee began as a youth revival. Young people were prompted to enter the prison and witness, sharing testimony to what God had done in their lives and the freedom available to all who will claim salvation through Jesus Christ.

For a timeline, visit: https://www.jub.org/history


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