Refugee & Immigration Ministries

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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…

Advent & Epiphany Immigration & Refugee Themed 8 Part Devotions

Please see and share here our 2018 Advent and Epiphany Devotions: Advent 2018 IIC Devotions . This year, we invite you to join in a spiritual…

Faith Leaders Support for Asylum Seekers

Learn more about Asylum Seekers, and How You Can Help by going here: https://www.discipleshomemissions.org/missions-advocacy/refugee-immigration-ministries/immigrants/ Rev. Terri Hord Owens joined other national faith leaders this morning…

State by State Fact Sheets About Immigrant Communities

Want to learn more about immigrants in your own state?  Go here for state by state Fact Sheets from the American Immigration Council!

Video Clips

Now available is a list of selected video clips related to multiple immigration and refugee topics. Go here to view.

Refugee Alert! Call Now to Support Refugee Resettlement!

This month, the administration named a refugee resettlement goal that is the historically lowest number ever (only 30,000)–despite the highest number of global refugees than…

Karen Evans, First Christian Church, Des Moines, IA #Pray4Refugees

“My name is Karen Evans.  I’ve had the opportunity to work for the last four years in a volunteer ESL program, and  work with the…

Elder Mike Simonson, Downtown Disciples Church, Des Moines, IA #Pray4Refugees

“I’m Mike Simonson, with Downtown Disciples in Des Moines, and I’m also one of the chairs of the Missions Committee for the Disciples General Assembly…

Rev. Amy Spangler-Dunning, Des Moines, IA #Pray4Refugees

“My name is Amy Spangler-Dunning.  I am a clergy person in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), in the Upper Northwest.  I am also a…