Seekers Church School of Christian Living
April 7, 2009
Welcome and Announcements and Prayer (10 Minutes)
Presentations and Discussion of First Week of Learning (50 Minutes)
(Refer to Guiding Questions)
Make a journal note about what you know/project/imagine about this kind of poverty. Review the provided materials and use the suggested web resources, or web searches of your own, to start learning about the kind of poverty of interest to you. In addition to web based research, how else do you want to learn about this kind of poverty? Talk with your homework partner, and/or Pat, about what you want to know, how you plan to find out, and ask for suggestions. Pray for the class and your homework partner. Prepare for a 5 minute presentation of what you have learned for the Second Class Session.
Discussion of Resources, Opportunities, Strategies, for Learning About Poverty (20 Minutes)
This will be a mutual self-help kind of discussion.
Discussion of: "What does it take besides money to get out of poverty?"(15 Minutes)
Homework Assignment and Announcements (5 Minutes)
Prepare for next weeks sharing in class by asking yourself, "Who are the individuals, households, and families who are experiencing the kind of poverty in which you are interested. What are the most prominent causes of these individual, households, and families experiencing this kind of poverty? Did they grow up into this kind of poverty or fall down into it after experiencing not being in poverty as adults?"