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  1. Unity and Community Across Differences: A Reflection on the Haywood Street Congregation in Asheville, NC November 03, 2016 11:41 AM by Dustin Mailman
    A few weeks ago, I brought a group of students from the Appalachian State Wesley Foundation to Asheville with the intention to serve wit… Read More
  2. Fighting Poverty and Creating Opportunity: Ministry with the Poor Experiential Training at Cass Community UMC, Detroit, MI July 07, 2016 10:43 AM by Nicholas Laccetti
    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
  3. Experiencing the Downtown Welcome Table: Ministry with the Poor Training at the Haywood Street Congregation July 05, 2016 11:07 AM by Nicholas Laccetti
    The Haywood Street Congregation was formed seven years ago, after long-time members of the dwindling congregation at th… Read More
  4. Cherishing the Discarded - Cass Community UMC on Transformational Ministries February 24, 2016 11:41 AM by Nicholas Laccetti and Mary Ellen Kris
    Check out the newest post in our Transformational Ministries blog series, a profile of Cass Community UMC in Detroit… Read More
  5. Surprised by Grace January 21, 2016 11:03 AM by Rev. Greg Henneman
    Rev. Greg Henneman, Director of Healthy Eating and Living, reflects on the 'divine economy of abundance' at CD4AP: We call it a divine … Read More
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
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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. economic justice
  3. dignity
  4. women
  5. Social Justice
  6. Eradication of Poverty
  7. diversity
  8. relational
  9. missionary
  10. hunger
  11. global health
  12. Income Inequality
  13. Transformational
  14. General Board of Global Ministries
  15. Companionship
  16. reconciliation
  17. Social Holiness
  18. gender
  19. Jim Crow Laws
  20. mission theology
  21. Economic Security
  22. food justice
  23. prayer
  24. Leadership Development
  25. outsider
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