Fighting Poverty and Creating Opportunity: Ministry with the Poor Experiential Training at Cass Community UMC, Detroit, MI
July 07, 2016 10:43 AM
On a warm spring day in May, as flowers and weeds sprouted through the cracks in the streets of Detroit, clergy, lay people, and activis… Read More
Experiencing the Downtown Welcome Table: Ministry with the Poor Training at the Haywood Street Congregation
July 05, 2016 11:07 AM
The Haywood Street Congregation was formed seven years ago, after long-time members of the dwindling congregation at th… Read More
New Report: Multidimensional Poverty and Race in America
April 15, 2016 11:45 AM
An important report published yesterday examines poverty across "multiple dimensions for adults aged 25 to 61." Although poverty is "typ… Read More
2016 Workers' Voice Tour: "Boycott Wendy's!"
March 21, 2016 1:07 PM
For years, United Methodists have supported the efforts of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and their allies to persuade maj… Read More
Experience Ministry with the Poor! Register for a Regional Training Today!
March 21, 2016 12:21 PM
The best way to understand the features of Ministry With is to experience a transformational ministry in action. Three of this year's Mi… Read More
Homeless Encampments and Community in Woodinville, WA
December 29, 2015 12:27 PM
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
Get Involved with the Haywood Street Congregation in Asheville, NC
November 09, 2015 9:28 AM
The Haywood Street Congregation in Asheville, NC is a remarkable Ministry with the Poor mission of the Western North Carolina Conference… Read More
John Flowers on "Street Smarts for Church Folk"
October 23, 2015 12:46 PM
Seasoned Ministry with the Poor practitioner John Flowers shares a telling anecdote on the importance of street smarts for those engagin… Read More
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.
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