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Poverty: Understanding & Engaging

Four locations, Oct. 1-4


This conference provides insights for ministering to people who have known poverty as a way of life. Pastors, ministry teams, benevolence personnel and mission volunteers are invited to come and discover ways effective ministry can provide more than temporary relief.


Registration is $10 per person and includes materials and lunch.

Date Location  
October 1 Hillcrest Baptist Church
920 Skyline Dr.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240e
October 2 Christ Community Church
Governor's Square
198 Frankfort Rd.
Shelbyville, KY 40066
October 3 Calvary Baptist Church
1403 E Mt. Vernon St.
Somerset, KY 42501
October 4 Hindman Baptist Church
130 W Main St.
Hindman, KY 41822


10:00 a.m.
Check-in and registration

10:30 a.m. 
Sessions 1: Ministering Through a Poverty World -- If you’ve ever experienced frustration, disappointment, and even burnout in trying  to minister to those in low-income settings, you are not alone. Understand pertinent information helpful for relating to those who have known poverty as a way of life.

12:00 p.m. 
Lunch provided

1:00 p.m. 
Sessions 2: Transforming Benevolent Ministry -- Confronting the frustration of benevolent ministry, addressing the abuses of assistance, and overcoming the enablement caused by chronic one-way giving is imperative as churches  seek to help those with whom they are ministering. Discover practical steps and tools necessary to provide more than relief to those in need.

2:30 p.m.