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The Rev. Gregory McDonald is founder and president of the Center for Restorative Justice, and associate pastor at Heritage Christian Center in Aurora. He was recently elected chairman of the Aurora Community of Faith.

The Rev. Gregory McDonald is founder and president of the Center for Restorative Justice, and associate pastor at Heritage Christian Center in Aurora. He directs one of largest jail and prison ministries in the state of Colorado and develops community outreaches throughout the greater Aurora and Denver-metro areas. The Aurora Community of Faith comprises more than 160 Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Native American and non-denominational communities of faith.


Joan Friend, right, and Brendon Jump hold a certificate of appreciation presented to Jump by the nonprofit group R.J. Friend, Inc. for Jump's donation of a new boiler at a historic Aurora building. Friends of St. Andrews, at 1525 Dallas St., helps provide services for the poor and homeless in Aurora.
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Brendon Jump of local company, Colorado Discount Heating & Cooling installed a new boiler at the 1525 Dallas St. building, which formerly housed the City of Aurora’s police and volunteer fire departments. Nonprofit organization Friends of St. Andrew presently occupies the building for services to the poor and homeless in Aurora, Friend said