1. Commentary from Occupy Oakland: Ordinary people doing extraordinary things December 16, 2011 3:35 PM by Sandy Gess
    OAKLAND, Calif. (UMNS) — A handmade sign caught my eye at the general strike march called by Occupy Oakland on Nov. 2. Held by a m… Read More

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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.


  1. Justice
  2. Poverty
  3. economic justice
  4. the most vulnerable
  5. women
  6. inclusive
  7. Social Justice
  8. Eradication of Poverty
  9. missionary
  10. hunger
  11. global health
  12. General Board of Global Ministries
  13. reconciliation
  14. Jobs
  15. poverty rate
  16. Oppression
  17. gender
  18. Stigma
  19. Methodism
  20. food justice
  21. prayer
  22. Leadership Development
  23. Christianity
  24. outsider
  25. Economics