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  1. Tears and Other Acts of Repentance May 10, 2012 4:45 PM by Christie House
     At a dinner last night (April 26) hosted by the Native American Comprehensive plan, more than 50 people gathered from about 20 dif… Read More
  2. In Their Shoes: Poverty Simulations Helps Servants Do Ministry With, not To May 09, 2012 12:12 PM by Jessica Connor
    Imagine for a moment that you are a mother of two working 10 hours a day as a minimum-wage secretary. You are the breadwinner of your ho… Read More
  3. DREAMers Affirmed May 09, 2012 12:00 PM by Linda Unger
    Tampa, Florida, May 4, 2012—The United Methodist Church approved this week a resolution urging the US Congress to adopt the DREAM … Read More
  4. An out of the bubble Sabbath May 08, 2012 10:30 AM by Laura Allen
    I went to the beach today. As I came up from my first swim in an ocean (well, a gulf anyway), in far too long, I saw a fin out of the co… Read More
  5. Music, a Meal and Ministry on Riverwalk May 02, 2012 3:00 PM by Linda Bloom
    Resplendent in lavender dresses and shirts, the Ivory Coast choir was making such a joyful noise in the white tent along the Tampa River… Read More
  6. All Means All April 26, 2012 1:00 PM by Youngsook C Kang
    "Once we are in, it is our job to invite others,” Bishop King said at the evening worship on Wednesday, April 25.  Thus he ch… Read More
  7. Stressed-Out in Tampa April 19, 2012 8:00 AM by Rev. Laurie Haller
    Stressed-out in Tampa?  No way!  What’s there not to like about this fun-loving city of sun, warmth, water, and Busch Ga… 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.