Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

Please be aware that any information you submit that is posted to the Ministry with the Poor website (www.ministrywith.org), the “Site”, or to other user forums connected to this Site by social media or otherwise, becomes public information and can be seen and used by anyone using the Internet, subject only to any restrictions that conspicuously appear on the content submission itself. The General Board of Global Ministries, as the administrator of this Site, agrees to publish and abide by any use restrictions that appear on the proposed content, but expressly does not assume any responsibility for the conduct or use by any other user.

In submitting proposed content to this Site, you warrant and represent that: (a) you have the lawful right to use, publish and post the proposed content; (b) you expressly consent to allow the Site administrators to re-format, edit and post the material, in whole or part, on the Site, subject only to those restrictions that conspicuously appear on the document itself; (c) you specifically acknowledge that the Site administrators reserve sole discretion as to whether to post the proposed content in whole or part; and (d) you expressly, agree to indemnify and hold harmless the General Board of Global Ministries and its officers, directors, staff and consultants, as well as its affiliates and partners (including but not limited to the Interagency Task Force and the Bishops’ Task Force on Ministry with the Poor) with respect to any and all claims made against any or all of them, and any and all costs or losses incurred by any or all of them, as a result of any misrepresentation or breach of warranty on your part.

Please use caution when submitting proposed content for posting. Individuals under the age of 18 should be especially careful to avoid providing any personally identifiable information for public posting.

Except as discussed below or as specifically and conspicuously noted on proposed content submitted, content posted on the Site can be reproduced by giving credit to Ministry with the Poor, Global Ministries, and by specifically listing the address (www.ministrywith.org).

Reproduction of photographs and music is more limited. All photographs, unless otherwise noted, are copyright © General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church. Do not reproduce other photos without permission of the copyright owner. For example, Reuters AlertNet.org photos must not be reproduced without permission from Reuters. Specific notice requirements or other use restrictions regarding music appear on the music pieces posted and must be followed.

The Cross and Flame is a registered trademark, and the use is supervised by the General Council on Finance and Administration of The United Methodist Church (GCFA). Permission to use the Cross and Flame must be obtained from the GCFA, Attn: Legal Department, Post Office Box 340029, Nashville, TN 37203-0029; phone 615-369-2334; fax 615-369-2330.

All biblical quotations, unless otherwise noted, are from the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) of the Bible, copyright © 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission.

Although this Site includes links providing direct access to other Internet sites, the General Board of Global Ministries and its officers, directors, staff and consultants, as well as its affiliates and partners assume no, and expressly disclaim any, responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites, and do not exert any editorial or other control over those other sites.

Comment Policy

All comments submitted by users on any section of this Site will be reviewed by the site administrators. Comments that include profanity or other inappropriate language, or that personally attack other readers, will not be posted. While we welcome dialogue of diverse perspectives, we will not post comments that attack or demean persons or the church. Repeat offenders will be blocked from this Site. If you have a question or concern, please write to .