Refugee & Immigration Ministries

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May 8-9 Refugee Advocacy Days and June 16 Refugee Welcome Sunday

Disciples Friends of Refugees, This year, the administration has set a national U.S. refugee admissions goal at 30,000 – the lowest level in U.S. history….

RIM 8-Part Lent Devotional

Rim announces an 8-part devotional series for Lent. You may find it here. Topics include: Ash Wednesday–Walls Built First in Our Hearts Week 1 Lent—Walls…

Barriers, Beds, a Bill & the Border: Understanding Potential Impacts

Avoiding a shutdown, Congress passed a funding bill late this week that included remaining FY 2019 appropriations. Among the seven areas funded was the Department…

Urge Congress to Protect Refugees & Save the Resettlement Program

January 27, marked the second anniversary of the Muslim Ban. During this time, we’ve seen firsthand the painful human impacts of negative administrative changes and…

Faith Leaders on the Morality of a Border Wall

The Disciples General Minister & President, Global Ministries, and Refugee & Immigration Ministries leaders join in this Statement of Faith Leaders on the Morality of…

Christian Leaders Welcome Muslim-American Women to Congress

The Rev. Dr. Sharon Stanley-Rea, Director of Disciples Refugee & Immigration Ministries, was among a delegation of Christian leaders who delivered a welcome message to…

Raise Your Faith Voice

Raise Your Faith Voice on Senate Immigration Bill & Gov’t Shutdown! Call Before Thurs. Vote! Proposed Senate Immigration Bill–Evaluate the Risks & Join a Faith Call…

Protect Liberians with DED

Please Sign On NOW as Faith Leaders to Protect Liberians with DED!! Last weekend, Liberians from our Disciples Whosoever Will Christian Church in Maryland inspired…

Posadas National Week of Action

Please Join the Week of Action Around the Country In These Ways!: Go HERE to learn about 60+ faith and community actions happening this week…

Letter to Congress on Anti-Immigrant Tactics

800 Clergy Sign Letter to Congress Rebuking Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Tactics Letter recommends three congressional actions to end demonizing politics and funding policies that incite violence…

Asylum & Appropriations Alert

Asylum and Appropriations Alert Dec218FINAL2 Tell Congress to Protect Families & Stop Fueling Excessive Detention, Deportation, and Border Militarization: National Faith Call-in Week Dec. 3-7 Images…

Remember the Farmworkers this Thanksgiving

Who Grows Food for our Feasts? and The Cries of the Harvesters. Check out these resources for Thanksgiving.  Who Grows Food for our Feasts?  provides education…