Urban Immersion Service Retreats

Urban Immersion Service Retreats (UISR) is a program of the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches that creates and facilitates retreats focused on educating participants about the complexities of poverty through a lens of faith and service their community. 

We seek change: from going on mission trips to living the mission, from ignoring poverty to effecting a positive response. We educate and empower people of all ages to be change-makers in their community. Through our retreats and trainings, we create a deeper understanding of the complexities of poverty through team building activities and critical reflection. 

Service Retreats

Service Retreats of various lengths area way for groups to experience the many issues contributing to poverty, to serve those affected and to take what they learned and address the issues in their own communities. 

Poverty & Privilege Training 

Poverty and Privilege Training is a customized trainings tailored to the specific needs of individual companies, communities and congregations. Simulations and other exercise are used to instruct and demonstrate the everyday challenges faced by the working poor.  

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