Responding to Refugee Emergencies Worldwide

Responding to Refugee Emergencies Worldwide

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UCC News on Refugees

New project to help connect and resource refugee-welcoming UCC congregations

UCC churches offer sanctuary from January immigration raids

A Current Christmas Story: This video on Syrian refugees and the birth of Christ, just released by the Evangelical Church in the Rhineland, Germany, was co-produced by the Rev. Peter Reimann, the church's electronic communications manager and, two years ago, the UCC Coalition's summer intern here at Church House. Watch the video >>

California church wants to welcome, take in refugees.

Commentary:  The Kindness of Strangers

UCC Calls for more U.S. Response to Syrian Refugee Crisis

UCC Resources on Refugees

Information on the Syria crisis and our churches' response from Global Ministries

Global Ministries Middle East Initiative Monthly Webinars - Watch the Webinar from September 14, Rev. Dr. Riad Jarjour, Beirut, Lebanon

Biblical References to Immigrants and Refugees

Oct. 2015 presentations to the UCC Board of Directors about Refugees:

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Global Ministries (UCC/Christian Church Disciples of Christ)

Church World Service
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Resources from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Syrian Refugee Resources

Refugee and Immigration Ministries Home

Refugee and Immigration Ministries Resources

Information and Resources from Church World Service

How Can We Help? Resource
Nov 2015 resource for the Syrian refugee crisis

Welcome a Refugee Family

  • Volunteer to set up an apartment, tutor, transport, teach, mentor, orient
  • Organize a Donations Drive for Furniture & Household Items
  • Assemble Welcome Kits
  • Collect Personal Items

What CWS Does to Welcome Refugees
Building a Home - Finding Work - Going to School - Cultural Orientation

CWS Supports Immigrants
Legal Services - Travel Loan Services

Refugee Resettlement - Urban Refugees - LGBTI Protection 

Syria & Iraq
Gaza & West Bank
Democratic Republic of Congo
Republic of Congo
South Sudan & Darfur
Central America

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Mary Schaller Blaufuss
Team Leader, Global Sharing of Resources
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115