Sept. 11 webinar on welcoming Afghan SIVs

Upcoming training for UCC churches: serving Afghan refugees

Saturday, September 11, 5-6:30 p.m. ET

Irene W. Hassan

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This 90-minute training session builds on the new toolkit Welcoming and Advocating for Afghan SIVs and Other Afghan Refugeestailored for UCC congregations that want to engage effectively in support for Afghan SIVs and other Afghan refugees being resettled to the United States.

This training will include stories and insights from Afghan SIVs, churches that have built successful refugee ministries and migration professionals concerning effective ways that churches can make an impact.

Presenters will include Abid Rahmani of The Episcopal Diocese Refugee Resettlement Office in Seattle; Irene W. Hassan, Minister of UCC Refugee and Migration Services; Katie Adams of the UCC Washington, D.C., Domestic Policy Advocacy Office, and Noel Andersen of Church World Service Grassroots Coordination.

They will offer tailored resources for UCC congregations to take action, and take questions from churches wanting to build responsive ministries. Participants will walk away with confidence for action in response to the call to help.

Need more information? Contact Irene Hassan, UCC Minister for Refugee and Migration Services, at

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