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The Poor Pay the Price

A year ago we surveyed low-income guests gathered at the free weekly dinner we offer at West Central Episcopal Mission. The question was “What resources do you find hard to get in West Central?”

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Staying safe while ministering to mentally ill, poor

This week, Faith & Values news is exploring what happens when violence crosses thresholds in churches, synagogues and mosques. We’ve learned about church safety, mosques set ablaze and how congregations are preparing for the “when” — not “if” — attacks will happen.

In Spokane, churches teeter on a delicate balance of opening their doors wide and locking them tight. One church caters to people who can sometimes be aggressive or hostile. How do they minister to individuals in crisis and keep their own flock safe?

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