Friday, June 28, 2013

Abolishing Poverty Conference

The United Methodist Church has identified eliminating poverty and engaging in ministry with the poor as one of its “Four Areas of Focus” for the next quadrennium and beyond.The Missions Ministry Team and Outreach/Advocacy Ministry Team of Holston Conference are partnering to create a Poverty Abolition Team Holston (PATH) to address that need. All are invited to attend a conference next month. 

2013 Abolishing Conference: Bringing Good News to the Poor
Saturday, July 27, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cokesbury Center
9915 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN
$25 registration fee includes lunch
.4 CEUs available  

Keynote Speaker: Retired Bishop Ken Carder

Beginning Ministries with the Poor 
Established Ministries with the Poor

Conversation Rooms:
Rural Poverty Ministry
Inner-City Poverty Ministry
Hispanic/Immigrant Issues
Empowering Lay Leadership (for clergy)
Food and Hunger


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