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  1. Ministry with “the Poor” Right Next Door December 28, 2015 10:22 AM by Rev. Lee A. Schott
    I used to hear “the poor” and picture some run-down streets in some inner city areas, far from the small town where I live i… Read More
  2. Ministry With* Our Senses September 27, 2013 10:33 AM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the fourth in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Community in Atla… Read More
  3. Disparity by the Numbers (Part 2) September 26, 2013 1:11 PM 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
  4. All God's Children Got Keys September 20, 2013 12:29 PM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the third in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Community in Atlan… Read More
  5. Beyond Streets, Prisons and Broken Community: Building the Beloved Community September 13, 2013 3:01 PM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the second in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Community in Atla… Read More
  6. Love in Action March 29, 2012 11:35 AM by Rev. Jeffry Wells
    God calls us to love, not merely in our thoughts or in our words or in our feelings, but in action. In Paul’s Letter to the Phili… Read More
  7. A Methodist Pastor Recalls Dr. King February 09, 2012 2:10 PM by Rev. Ralph Lord Roy
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. appeared tired and hot as he looked at us through prison bars. It was July 1962, 50 years ago this summer. Ra… 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.