Tag: homeless

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    “I love the Lutheran tradition, the Lutheran theology, the message of grace,” says Rev. Margaret Kelly, a Lutheran pastor in St. Paul, Minnesota. Her food-truck church offers meals, prayer services, and a feeling of community to the hungry and homeless. More

    October 17, 2014 | Comments

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    “If we don’t in some concrete way help people to have a decent life here on earth, we are not fulfilling the gospel. It’s that simple,” say Pastor Dan Bryant, senior minister of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Eugene, Oregon, and president of the board of Opportunity Village. More

    October 10, 2014 | Comments

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    As cities grapple with the problem of homelessness, some believe the solution is to move them to “retreats” outside the city. But critics say such proposals are cases of “out of sight, out of mind” that will actually result in more homelessness. More

    November 22, 2013 | Comments

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    It doesn’t make moral, ethical, or fiscal sense, according to Cook County sheriff Tom Dart, to house people who are mentally ill in jails and prisons. More

    June 21, 2013 | Comments

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    “It doesn’t take a lot of misfortune to be on the streets these days. I think everybody in America knows that right now,” says Ann Miller of Helena, Montana, where she and her husband, Wayne, opened God’s Love, an emergency homeless shelter and soup kitchen. More

    March 9, 2012 | Comments

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    “I feel the young people and children, adolescents, all of them, they all need an opportunity…they need a good education,” says Sister Judith Lupo, head of a Catholic social services agency called Bom Parto. More

    November 4, 2011 | Comments

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    “We were building million-dollar vacation town homes, and we were displacing people,” says Nancy Murray, founder and CEO of Builders of Hope, and then “I started getting a conscience.” More

    May 20, 2011 | Comments

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    “Haiti is not dying,” says Free Methodist pastor Jean-Marc Zamor one year after the devastating earthquake, and faith-based humanitarian aid workers press on with relief and reconstruction despite criticism that efforts have fallen short. More

    January 7, 2011 | Comments

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    This week marked the 6 month anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, which killed more than 230,000 people. Humanitarian groups say while there has been some recovery, an overwhelming amount of work still needs to be done. More

    July 16, 2010 | Comments

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    Trinity Place is a shelter program for LGBT street youth operated by Pastor Heidi Neumark and Trinity Lutheran Church of Manhattan. More

    February 19, 2010 | Comments

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