This seminar presents information and issues to increase knowledge and awareness of the issues
faced by people living in poverty and ways in which churches may minister to individuals from
poverty. Topics include the hidden rules of middle class, language patterns and cognition, violence and
conflict resolution, family and relationship building, and church participation. Participants will discuss
how to invite poverty groups as members and explore the issues surrounding the transition and
integration of these groups into the church community. This seminar is based on the book
What Every Church Member Should Know About Poverty by Bill Ehlig and Dr. Ruby K. Payne.
The seminar is designed for members of the faith community, ministers, and church staff members.
Audience: Members of faith community.
Audience Size: No limit to number of participants.
Needs/issues/problems addressed in this workshop:
Call (800) 424-9484 or email us with questions or to book this workshop.