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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. Communion With* The Poor September 06, 2013 12:20 PM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the first in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Community in Atlan… Read More
  3. Are We Prepared to Make a Place at the Table? August 22, 2013 10:37 AM by Kara Crawford
    A Place at the Table brings us face-to-face with hunger, obesity, and food insecurity in America by introducing us into the lives of thr… Read More
  4. The Voice of Angels June 19, 2013 2:46 PM by Autumn Dennis
    Editor's note: The following has been cross-posted with amoshouse.wordpress.com with the author's permission. It is an example of the ki… Read More
  5. 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
  6. The Cost of Being Poor (part 1) May 02, 2013 8:47 AM by Katelin Hansen
    This is the first of a two-part series on the high cost of being poor in the United States. It's expensive to be poor."The poorer you ar… Read More
  7. 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
  8. The Power of a Cross March 16, 2012 2:30 PM by Mariellyn Dunlap
    “Are you sure this is the place?” Pastor Hector Aguirre’s wife Berta asked in disbelief. With no water or electricity… 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.