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  1. New associate director reflects on ministry with the poor June 17, 2013 2:05 PM by Rev. Andrea M. King
    Editor's Note: The following originally appeared in the Baltimore-Washington Conference newsletter from May 15, 2013 and has been repost… Read More
  2. Opening our eyes to the plight of children May 30, 2013 10:22 AM by Jessica Connor
    The following was originally published by the South Carolina United Methodist Advoacate and has been republished with the permission of … Read More
  3. The Power of a Cross March 16, 2012 2:30 PM by Mariellyn Dunlap
    “Are you sure this is the place?” Pastor Hector Aguirre’s wife Berta asked in disbelief. With no water or electricity… Read More
  4. The Homeless: Not Who You Expect March 12, 2012 12:30 PM by Mariellyn Dunlap
    His name was Chuck. To an outside observer, Chuck might seem like just another drain on the social service system. An alcoholic with ve… Read More
  5. An Inconvenient Ministry February 09, 2012 2:00 PM by Linda Unger
    While traveling to the UMCOR/Global Ministries’ Ministry with the Poor program in rural Philippines, I learned the meaning of the … 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. 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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