refugee - full logoRefugee and Immigration Ministries equips Disciples to respond to Jesus’ call to welcome the stranger through refugee resettlement, ministering with immigrants, and advocacy. We provide resources for your congregation, legal consultations, and connections to hands-on mission work.

Refugee and Immigration Ministries is a ministry of Disciples Home Missions
in Partnership with the Christian Church Capital Area and the Disciples Center for Public Witness.

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Please remember and use this 7 part Pentecost Devotions series and corresponding Immigration/Refugee study papers!  See them at:  https://www.discipleshomemissions.org/missions-advocacy/refugee-immigration-ministries/bible-study/
(Note:  These are currently being updated for June 2017.  Email Sharon Stanley-Rea at: sstanley@dhm.disciples.org for the newest version, available May 29th!)

Refugee & Immigrant Welcome Sunday June 18, 2017

June is an especially appropriate time to lift up refugee and immigrant contributions and challenges, since June 20th is World Refugee Day.  Visit Welcome Sunday for more information.

Disciples Rally 4 Family Justice Saturday July 8, 2017

Join us in unity at the start of General Assembly in Indianapolis on Saturday, July 8, 2017, from 3 to 5 p.m., for a Disciples Rally 4 Family Justice.  We will gather at the convention center beginning at 2:45 p.m. in room 103. Then march to the State Capitol Grounds for a Rally/Press Conference. This event is being sponsored by several ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Go here for more information on the Rally and other General Assembly activities concerning Refugees & Immigrants.


Recent Posts

4th Circuit Federal Appeals Court Upholds Block on Trump’s Travel Ban

The Disciples RIM Staff celebrates the 4th Circuit Appeals Court ruling in Richmond, Va. on May 25 that upheld a lower court ruling which had…

#ToImmigrantsWithLove

Join the new #ToImmigrantsWithLove letter writing campaign, sponsored by Define American and I Am An Immigrant.  Through it, you can write an electronic letter that…

New! Refugees Welcome Summer Legislator Postcard!!

Please deliver to, scan and email, or mail your national, state, and local legislators these postcards that indicate your support for refugees, and share how…

May 8 Rally Against the Muslim Ban

TODAY is a crucial day for refugees and immigrants!! See three important upcoming opportunities below!: 1.)  Oral Arguments about the Muslim Ban/2nd Executive Order will…

More Than 400 Faith Leaders & Organizations Nationwide Urge Support for Haitians at Risk for Deportation

Call on DHS Secretary Kelly to extend Temporary Protected Status for Haiti for another 18 months WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 2, 2017) — CWS and Catholic…

Urge Congress & DHS to Protect Our Haitian Neighbors!

Right now, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering whether or not to extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) of Haitians in the United…

Stop DHS From Deporting Somalis

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has recently apprehended, detained and deported Somali individuals back to their home country. These Somalis are asylum seekers, asylees,…

Disciples and United Church of Christ Holy Season Statement on Violence in the Middle East and Refugees

In the beginning of Holy Week, marking the entry of Jesus to Jerusalem, his suffering and his death, we watch with sadness and grief the…

Disciples Rally 4 Family Justice

Join us in unity at the start of General Assembly in Indianapolis on Saturday, July 8, 2017, from 3 to 5 p.m., for a Disciples…

Statement on Violence in the Middle East and Refugees

Disciples and United Church of Christ Holy Season Statement on Violence in the Middle East and Refugees In the beginning of Holy Week, marking the…