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  1. Building the Beloved Community through Love and Justice October 04, 2013 11:44 AM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the fifth in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Community in Atlan… Read More
  2. The Cost of Being Poor (part 2) May 08, 2013 8:53 AM by Katelin Hansen
    This is the second of a two-part series on the high cost of being poor in the United States. See part 1 for a discussion of the cost of … 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. Love in Action March 29, 2012 11:35 AM by Rev. Jeffry Wells
    God calls us to love, not merely in our thoughts or in our words or in our feelings, but in action. In Paul’s Letter to the Phili… Read More
  5. Isaiah and the Foreclosure Crisis March 27, 2012 1:00 PM by Rose Marie Berger
    Today’s Washington Post sits open on my desk with the headline: “Settlement launches foreclosure reckoning—U.S., state… Read More
  6. The World Cries for Economic Justice December 08, 2011 1:00 PM by Larry Hollon
    While paying for groceries in Pine Mountain, Ga., recently, I heard another customer say, “It’s hard times right now. Hard t… Read More
  7. Ministry with the Poor in the West Bank & Gaza: United Methodist Kairos Response June 23, 2011 7:06 AM by Emily McNeill
    “I hate, I despise your festivals, and I take no delight in your solemn assemblies... Take away from me the noise of your songs; I… Read More
  8. Eliminating Poverty October 12, 2010 12:00 AM by Bishop Peggy A. Johnson
    One of the four denominational “Foci” is “Ministry with the Poor.” For the past two days I attended a “Pov… 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.

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