Refugee Accompaniment May 2017
Hello Friends of Refugees:
Observe UCC Refugee Justice Sunday on June 18 with UCC congregations around the country and with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and other denominations.
Now – Free Banners for the next 12 congregations that register your intent to observe World Refugee Day! Register here
Today – RSVP for a Webinar on Monday, May 22nd at 4:00 p.m. ET about Community Organizing in Solidarity with Immigrants and Refugees. This webinar offers a brief training on building teams and raising our collective voices so that policy makers at the local, state and national level understand that congregations support refugees in their communities.
Why Faith Rooted Organizing Matters Now
How can we support Refugee Leaders
Sharing a Story of a Refugee
Raising our Collective Voices
Building Leadership Teams
Rev. Noel Andersen, CWS National Grassroots Coordinator
Adamou Mohamed, CWS Grassroots Organize
Tara Dhungana, Founding member of the Bhutanese Nepali Community of Columbus
Rev. Rick Eden, Pastor at United Church Chapel Hill, NC
Learn of the Current State of Refugee Resettlement through this webinar recorded on Tuesday, May 16th.
Next week – access worship resources and actions to welcome, advocate with, and accompany refugees. #UCCRefugeeJustice