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  1. Experiencing the Transformational Power of the Spirit in “Ministry WITH" April 17, 2014 8:20 AM by Rev. Greg Henneman
    For several years, Central UMC in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico has been in ministry with a group of people experiencing homelessness… Read More
  2. Finding God in "Worship With* the Poor" October 11, 2013 4:18 PM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the sixth and final in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Communit… Read More
  3. Ministry WITH the Poor: Doing For; Doing With; Being With March 20, 2013 5:29 PM by Rev. Paul Slentz
    A conversation about ministry “with” the poor should start with one important reminder: the poor are indeed in ministry.I di… Read More
  4. 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
  5. Bunnies and Chicks: Resurrection and New Life April 04, 2012 7:30 AM by Rev. N. Neelley Hicks
    Dedicated to those who bear witness In Old Mutare, Zimbabwe, bunnies and chicks are much more than signs of Easter– they’re… Read More
  6. A Saturday Evening Before Palm Sunday Meditation April 03, 2012 12:15 PM by Larry Hollon
    The blind lady played the tambourine. A man shuffled forward using a walker. A shy little girl stepped to the front. And the lady who se… Read More
  7. Easter Memories: Escaping the Commercial Trap April 02, 2012 11:30 AM by Jerri Savuto
    As I am in the US for the first time in many years, I find myself longing for the simplicity of Maua, Kenya, during Easter time. There E… Read More
  8. In Ministry WITH...Embrace the Stained Carpet February 07, 2012 10:39 AM by Ben Yosua-Davis
    It is the age-old debate, so commonplace that you could walk into any church in America and be sure that they’ve had an argument a… 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.