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  1. Ministering with the Poor at Cass Community UMC January 20, 2016 9:04 AM by Sandy Devoid
    In Luke’s parable of the Great Banquet, the Kingdom of God is compared to a feast to which the master invites the “the poor,… Read More
  2. A Welcoming Table - The Haywood Street Congregation on Transformational Ministries January 15, 2016 10:52 AM by Nicholas Laccetti and Mary Ellen Kris
    Check out the newest post in our Transformational Ministries blog series, a profile of the Haywood Street Congregation in Asheville, Nor… Read More
  3. Homeless Encampments and Community in Woodinville, WA December 29, 2015 12:27 PM by Nicholas Laccetti
    When there was "no room at the inn" for someone like her, Mary was forced to give birth to Jesus in a manger, out in the cold and among … Read More
  4. Ministry with “the Poor” Right Next Door December 28, 2015 10:22 AM by Rev. Lee A. Schott
    I used to hear “the poor” and picture some run-down streets in some inner city areas, far from the small town where I live i… Read More
  5. Role Reversal at the Haywood Street Congregation December 18, 2015 12:31 AM by Laura Kirby
    This reflection originally appeared in the December 2015 newsletter of the Haywood Street Congregation. It is reposted with permission. … Read More
  6. Transformational Ministries - A New Blog Series! December 17, 2015 12:00 AM by Nicholas Laccetti and Mary Ellen Kris
    We are pleased to announce the launch of a new blog series, Transformational Ministries. This series will lift up stories, testimonies a… Read More
  7. The Stranger Among Us December 15, 2015 12:00 AM by Mike Slaughter
    Originally posted at Ministry Matters. Reposted with permission. Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters. Do not forget to s… Read More
  8. Get Involved with the Haywood Street Congregation in Asheville, NC November 09, 2015 9:28 AM by Nicholas Laccetti
    The Haywood Street Congregation in Asheville, NC is a remarkable Ministry with the Poor mission of the Western North Carolina Conference… Read More
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About This Blog

Read and comment on a range of personal reflections and perspectives about poverty and Ministry with the Poor. Our goal is to attract diverse voices and points of view from United Methodists and friends, including people and communities living in conditions of poverty, other experts, religious leaders, community organizers, advocates, policy makers, volunteers, and all engaged in Ministry with the Poor.

Tags

  1. Justice
  2. transformation
  3. economic justice
  4. women
  5. inclusive
  6. Eradication of Poverty
  7. relational
  8. living on the margins
  9. missionary
  10. hunger
  11. Privilege
  12. global health
  13. Income Inequality
  14. Transformational
  15. General Board of Global Ministries
  16. Companionship
  17. reconciliation
  18. gender
  19. Jim Crow Laws
  20. Economic Security
  21. Health Care
  22. food justice
  23. prayer
  24. Leadership Development
  25. outsider
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