Helping Without Hurting in Benevolence Ministry

Julie Darnold

Helping Without Hurting in Benevolence Ministry

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
9:00am - 1:00pm

Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, 5252 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63126


Join experts from The Chalmers Center to focus on a Gospel-informed approach for helping people experiencing poverty. You’ll learn about a developmental model that incorporates thoughtful benevolence giving with an eye toward walking with those who are ready to pursue a different future. Lunch is provided for this four-hour workshop.

Training Focus:





Attend and Explore:

Human Flourishing — What are people for? What does it mean to be well and whole as we fulfill our intended purpose?
Defining Poverty — What does the Bible tell us about what it means to be poor? How is poverty more than just the lack of material resources?
Better Practices — How can we work wisely in the field of poverty alleviation? What are principles that can help us develop better practices moving forward?
Action Plans — What is my ministry doing well and what might we need to change? What are some immediate next steps we can take?

Featured Presenter:

Benevolence Ministry Training Ambassador
The Chalmers Center
Lookout Mountain, GA


We equip local churches to address the broken relationships at the root of poverty, living out Jesus’ Kingdom today. To help your church or ministry make a real difference in your community, you’ll gain training with an expert from The Chalmers Center to develop a benevolence ministry that helps people who are materially poor experience lasting change.