Reflecting on In Common 2021: Addressing Poverty

Participants from across the Episcopal Diocese of Texas joined the Episcopal Health Foundation for the second virtual In Common: Addressing Poverty. This year’s focus was on equipping congregations with the tools they need to create impactful and transformative change in their communities. With the help of our guest speakers, panelists, and staff, attendees learned more … Read more

Practical Steps to Starting Your Poverty Ministry

This workshop explored different approaches to impacting poverty as a community focused ministry. Workshop presenters focused on how to develop one’s ministry approach, how to identify and recruit team members, how to survey the community for actual needs, and more.

Mental Health, Poverty and Systems Change In Texas

The first workshop for In Common 2021: Addressing Poverty, provided participants with a deeper understanding of the complex relationship between poverty and mental health. The workshop focused on a systems view of the policies and practices that are influenced by and influence poverty dynamics, while connecting these abstract ideas to examples and experiences of people … Read more

In Common 2021: Addressing Poverty | Keynote Address and Panel Discussion

In Common 2021: Addressing Poverty began on Monday, April 26, 2021 with a keynote address by Jeremy Everett, Founder and Executive Director of Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty. The keynote was titled, “Justice: Our Cultural Moment to Cultivate Common Ground for the Common Good.” Following the keynote address, The Rev. Steven Balke of St. … Read more