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Fighting poverty through friendship
October 31, 2013 12:00 AM
Editor's Note: The following originally appeared in the South Carolina Advocate and has been reposted with the editor's permi...
A Journey Toward Hope in Monroe County PA: The Monroe County Homeless Initiative
August 13, 2013 1:30 PM
Note from Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Bishop Peggy A Johnson: “This is one of the most cutting-edge, ecumenical, holisti...
Chaplaincy and the Movement to End Poverty at the Poverty Initiative
December 01, 2011 12:00 AM
The Poverty Initiative at Union Theological Seminary describes its mission as "to raise up generations of religious and comm...
Occupy 'astonishing opportunity for clergy'
November 19, 2011 12:00 AM
By Sandy Brands* 3:30 P.M. EST Nov. 18, 2011
He saw it as an opportunity to be present as a pastor and a peacemaker and wen...
United Methodists see Occupy protest ties
November 10, 2011 11:00 AM
By Sandra Brands*
3:00 P.M. ET Nov. 10, 2011
They may have begun as a protest against corporations and greed, but for a gr...
Could I Give Away My Possessions?
November 02, 2011 12:00 AM
A UMNS Report by Amanda Bachus*
As I struggled while climbing down a narrow dirt path toward the bottom of a rocky hill, I ...