Missional Pathways, Jeff Newton Workshop
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Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

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Loving Neighbors: Addressing Generational Poverty in Local Communities
 
“Jesus said, "The poor shall always be with you...." I thought he meant you will never solve the issue of poverty, there will be poor people somewhere in the world, always. What if Jesus means the poor should always be WITH us (Christians)? Meaning we should be walking with the poor as they are walking with us.” Jeff Newton
 
A third path of living missionally is taking the plight of the materially poor, seriously. In this part of the work-shop we will focus on strategies that are useful to churches as they work WITH those who are materially poor. By understanding the culture of poverty ways will be explored to help without hurting, so that people will flourish.
 
If you desire read, Toxic Charity by Robert Lupton before this workshop for background (not required).
 
Workshop at Riverside UMC
712 16th St.; Moline, IL 61265
September 29, 2018, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(Lunch on Own.)
 
Cost: $10/person (checks made payable to Riverside UMC)

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