The Chalmers Center

Lookout Mountain, GA. (706) 956-4119

This organization trains local churches to empower poor communities to overcome cycles of poverty while pointing them to Jesus Christ.


curriculum for churches to address poverty, Faith and Finances curriculum

Best For

clergy and lay leaders


varies by service

Suggested Uses

  • Access the "When Helping Hurts" curriculum to learn how your congregation can work with poor communities to overcome cycles of poverty and empower community members.
  • Access the "Faith and Finances" curriculum to learn how to provide specific financial advice to low-income people.

About the Contributor

Beth Booram

Beth Booram is the co-founder and director of Fall Creek Abbey, an urban retreat center in Indianapolis dedicated to “renewing the contemplative spirit.” In addition, she is a trained spiritual director and author of several books including When Faith Becomes Sight. Beth worked for five years on contract as a resource consultant with the Center for Congregations. 


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