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  1. Ministry with the Poor & the Flint Water Crisis March 30, 2016 12:00 PM by Rev. Dr. Tommy McDoniel
    Ministry with our neighbors is based on building heathy, long-term relationships as the love of Christ is lived out in daily life. Minis… Read More
  2. Ministry with the Marginalized May 02, 2014 1:15 PM by John Flowers
    Editor's Note: The following originally appeard on John Flowers's blog, Church for Tomorrow, on April 26, 2014 and has been reposted wit… Read More
  3. 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
  4. What Does Creation Care Have To Do With Our Mission? March 05, 2014 5:00 PM by Elizabeth S. Tapia
    Editor's Note: The following is a reflection by Elizabeth Tapia based on the February 25, 2014 Tea & Theology, a monthly staff gathe… Read More
  5. Reflections on “Catching the Spirit: Reclaiming Methodism as a Movement with and of the poor” January 30, 2014 2:00 PM by Elizabeth S. Tapia
    Editor's Note: The following is a reflection by Elizabeth Tapia the January 28, 2014 Tea and Theology, a monthly staff gathering for the… Read More
  6. 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
  7. Church for All People October 10, 2013 11:50 AM by Katelin Hansen
    Editor's Note: The following was originally posted on Katelin Hansen's blog, By Their Strange Fruit, and has been reposted with permissi… Read More
  8. 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
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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.

Tags

  1. ministry
  2. dignity
  3. the most vulnerable
  4. Social Justice
  5. Social Change
  6. Eradication of Poverty
  7. diversity
  8. relational
  9. hunger
  10. global health
  11. Income Inequality
  12. Transformational
  13. Companionship
  14. reconciliation
  15. Church For All People
  16. Social Holiness
  17. gender
  18. Jim Crow Laws
  19. mission theology
  20. Economic Security
  21. Kingdom of God
  22. Discipleship
  23. food justice
  24. outsider
  25. Latin America
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