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  1. 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
  2. Recommended Reading: Roma Redux May 09, 2013 3:36 PM by Paul Jeffrey
    Editor's note: The General Board of Global Ministries and United Methodist Women have been working on a Ministry with the Poor Initiativ… Read More
  3. Stories of Transformation: Finding God and “Ministry With” in the Ordinary April 26, 2013 2:30 PM by Audrey Krumbach
    Editor's note: This post is part of a series of stories of personal transformation of those in ministry with the poor and marginalized, … Read More
  4. We Are Family May 16, 2012 10:30 AM by Rev. N. Neelley Hicks
    Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his mot… Read More
  5. Stressed-Out in Tampa April 19, 2012 8:00 AM by Rev. Laurie Haller
    Stressed-out in Tampa?  No way!  What’s there not to like about this fun-loving city of sun, warmth, water, and Busch Ga… Read More
  6. Lift Up Your Voice Like a Trumpet March 30, 2012 11:00 AM by Joe Hopkins
    I remember when I was in college as an undergrad at Bucknell University, my response to learning about mass, systemic injustice and oppr… Read More
  7. Engaging in Ministry With the Poor: A Call to Action February 20, 2012 6:05 PM by Thomas Kemper
    Since General Conference 2008, one of the four Areas of Focus of the United Methodist Church has been “Engaging in Ministry with t… Read More
  8. The Most Neglected Spiritual Discipline January 25, 2012 4:33 PM by Bishop Kenneth L. Carder
    Bible reading, prayer, worship attendance, the Sacraments—these are widely affirmed by Christians as vital spiritual disciplines. … 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.