ARISE Ministry is a Mission of the Presbytery of East Toronto which offers outreach, case management and pastoral care to individuals involved in the sex trade.
Meet our Team
Rev. Deb Rapport is Community Chaplain and Executive Director of ARISE Ministry. She is a minister in the Presbyterian Church in Canada and has been engaged in ministry with street-involved youth and women involved in the sex trade since 2007. She has her Master of Divinity and recently completed her Master of Theology. She was ordained by the Presbytery of East Toronto in 2010.
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Jennifer Boldt is Case Manager and Outreach Worker at ARISE Ministry. Jennifer has served in a variety of ministry settings and has experience in counselling, urban ministry, and ministry with those who are marginalized. She has a Master of Theological Studies and Urban/International Development and currently completing her Masters of Divinity in Clinical Counselling. Jennifer has a passion for hope, a commitment to justice, and a love for God’s people she brings to her ministry with ARISE.
Jessica Robinson-Grant was born in Canada, raised in Antigua, and is currently residing in Brampton, Ontario. She possesses a life-experience mosaic that shapes her everyday life. She is passionate about social work and ministry, Jessica knows her purpose is serving everyone in any and every way possible. Utilizing her undergraduate degree in Sociology, a graduate degree in Social Work, both earned at York University, she fuses her professional path in social work with Kingdom ministry. She serves people of all ages, races, creeds and religions. Jessica attends Triumphant Church of Jesus Christ with her husband Princeton in Toronto where she leads in music ministry.
Anne Wright is our Administrator and she is thrilled to be a part of ARISE! Anne was born and raised in Toronto. She studied music at the University of Toronto and has very fond memories of many musical endeavours. An experienced executive assistant and office manager, Anne is delighted and blessed to bring her skills and enthusiasm to ARISE. Anne attends Leaside Presbyterian Church in Toronto where she is a proud member of the choir. In her spare time, Anne enjoys playing with her German Shepherd, Ramsey and cooking for friends and family.
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