Tell Us Your Story

The Reducing Poverty Resource Team is seeking stories of how Ohio Conference congregations are working to reduce poverty in their areas. Has your congregation developed a program aimed at reducing poverty? Is your congregation working with other local congregations to achieve that goal? We are interested in hearing from you. Please send your stories to Ann Leaman, conference editor, at

Reducing Poverty Resources

The Ohio Conference Reducing Poverty Resource Team has created four resources for congregations. These documents provide specific details on poverty-related initiatives:

Additional resources for download
Websites about Poverty
Recommended Books
  • The Hole in our Gospel  by  Richard Sterns
  • When Helping Hurts  by Steve Cobett and Brian Fikkert
  • Who is my Neighbor?  by Steve Moore
  • Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger  by Ron Sider