Churches in the Economic Crisis … Part 2

More ideas …
3. Are there a lot of evictions occurring in your area? How about recruiting some volunteers to match people about to be evicted with people who have been evicted, to explore living in community for a period of time to share expenses? Perhaps a set of ground rules could be drawn up … along with having “troubleshooters” available to solve problems as they arise.
4. Maximizing employment – those in your church who are not in financial need could hire unemployed people for odd jobs or special projects – things they might normally do themselves. Now they can get the job done while helping someone else make some extra cash.