Refugee & Immigration Ministries

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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…

Chrissy Stonebraker-Martinez, Cleveland, OH #Pray4Refugees

“Hi, I’m Chrissy Stonebraker-Martinez, Co-Director, Inter-Religious Task Force on Central America & Colombia in Cleveland, Ohio.  I just want you all to know we have…

Rev. Suzanne Stout, Des Moines, IA #Pray4Refugees

“I am Suzanne Stout, the Pastor of First Christian Church in Des Moines, IA….I have had the opportunity of working with refugees both in Florida…

Rev. Debbie Griffin, Des Moines, IA #Pray4Refugees

“It’s my joy and blessing to be the pastor of Downtown Disciples in Des Moines, Iowa.  I wanted to tell you about two refugees I…

Upper Midwest #Pray4Refugees

“Sometimes we experience things in our lives that you don’t realize the significance of until much later.  I had the privilege of presiding at the…

Dallas Texas in the Southwest #Pray4Refugees

“Dallas is a city that is reliant on refugees and immigrants, because they define, assist, participate in, and grow our culture.  I can’t imagine a…