St. Mark’s United Methodist Church offers Cost of Poverty Experience event


Cost of Poverty Experience (COPE) event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 1110 N. Metcalf St., Lima. To register call 419-222-3601 or visit Smcresourcecenter1@gmail.com.

LIMA — St. Mark’s United Methodist Church is offering a Cost of Poverty Experience event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at the church, 1110 N. Metcalf St., Lima.

This re-entry edition of the Cost of Poverty Experience gives attendees a glimpse into the life of individuals and families dealing with the criminal justice system. Experience is a small part obstacles, decisions made and consequences faced by people in all different circumstances.

COPE was designed with people who shared their stories and life circumstances so participants could gain a greater understanding, empathy and insight for how incarceration impacts individuals and communities and how to better work towards a better way for everyone involved.

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Cost of Poverty Experience (COPE) event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 1110 N. Metcalf St., Lima. To register call 419-222-3601 or visit Smcresourcecenter1@gmail.com.

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