Through their participation in Communities of Transformation they are:
The primary goal of Communities of Transformation is to help move families away from instability, isolation, and dependence, and toward self-sufficiency. The United Methodist Church worldwide has committed to Ministry with the Poor as one of four focus areas. Communities of Transformation (COT) is that – an initiative that works with the poor, not to the poor or for the poor. COT transforms lives. Though Communities of Transformation is an initiative of the United Methodist Church, our communities involve denominations and service agencies throughout the community.
To learn more about Communities of Transformation, please go to the “About” page or browse through our “Communities” pages to learn more about the locations we are already serving.