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  1. 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
  2. Communion With* The Poor September 06, 2013 12:20 PM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the first in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Community in Atlan… Read More
  3. Listening well as a person of privilege: From pain to hope June 21, 2013 9:00 AM by Christena Cleveland
    Editor's Note: An integral part of Ministry with the Poor is learning to listen. For many of us, deep  empathic, non-judgmental lis… Read More
  4. Listening well as a person of privilege: Seek to understand and embrace anger June 14, 2013 9:00 AM by Christena Cleveland
    Editor's Note: An integral part of Ministry with the Poor is learning to listen. For many of us, deep  empathic, non-judgmental lis… Read More
  5. Listening well as a person of privilege: Communicate on their terms, not your own May 31, 2013 9:00 AM by Christena Cleveland
    Editor's Note: An integral part of Ministry with the Poor is learning to listen. For many of us, deep  empathic, non-judgmental lis… Read More
  6. 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
  7. Stories of Transformation: Baring Ourselves Before God and in “Ministry With” May 03, 2013 9:21 AM by Matthew Johnson
    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
  8. Love Illustrated: Alternative Reality (Part 2) February 09, 2012 8:15 PM by Rev. N. Neelley Hicks
    Lately I’ve been thinking about this and that, but especially “the other.” Jesus gravitated toward others who society … 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.

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  1. community
  2. mission
  3. UMC
  4. Social Justice
  5. living on the margins
  6. Privilege
  7. hospitality
  8. Stigma
  9. stereotyping
  10. Policy
  11. Methodism
  12. Discipleship
  13. immigration
  14. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King
  15. street ministry
  16. Values
  17. Prison
  18. Minorities
  19. Florida
  20. transforming worship
  21. underemployment
  22. General Conference
  23. Columbus, Ohio
  24. concentration of wealth
  25. Prophets
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