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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. From the Haywood Street Congregation: A Reflection on Dignity and Homelessness August 04, 2016 1:38 PM by Maureen Simon
    This reflection was originally published in the newsletter of the Haywood Street Congregation in Asheville, NC. It is republished here w… 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. 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
  5. Giving Back April 18, 2012 10:00 AM by Mary Zigbuo
    After the community awareness forum ended, I observed her trying to get my attention from the opposite side of the Fellowship Hall. We w… Read More
  6. Circles of Hope in Anson County, NC April 16, 2012 11:00 AM by Mary Zigbuo
    In March, I was humbled to be part of a celebration of courage, hope and love. The Fellowship Hall was filled with family, invited guest… Read More
  7. What Am I Really Paying? October 11, 2011 11:21 AM by Lisa Talbott
    I am appalled. I’m disgusted. I’m outraged. And perhaps most of all, I’m ashamed. I have worked at the North Carolina … 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.

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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