On Thursday, May 12, we hosted the second Refugees Welcome national launch call and had over 130 participants! We are so excited to lift up the refugees’ stories, celebrate refugees’ community contributions, and strengthen welcoming communities across the United States. Click to listen to the May 12th call recording and watch the presentation.
We invite you to consider hosting events to welcome refugees!
We encourage you to contact: Disciples Refugee & Immigration Ministries
at: email@example.com or (202) 957-7826, for further support and information about how to welcome refugees in your area and state. Also for more information about how to sponsor refugees near you and how to support immigrant rights in you area.
Consider inviting your U.S. Senators and Representatives, as well as your state legislators to your refugees welcome events. It is the perfect opportunity to encourage them to support refugee resettlement in your area! To find out if your state legislature has introduced anti-refugee legislation, click here. And don’t forget to call U.S. House Leadership, and urge them to reject federal anti-refugee legislation, click here.
On Monday, July 10th, Disciples Refugee & Immigration Ministries’ Director joined with Immigration Legal Counsel, the National Benevolent Association, the Central Pastoral Office office of…Read more >
RIM’s Director (a board member with Southeast Asian Resource Action Center) was grateful to join this a.m. in speaking at Press Conference outside the White…Read more >
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2017 CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org | 202.733.5151 FAITH LEADERS STAND AGAINST SCOTUS RULING ON REFUGEE AND MUSLIM BAN EXECUTIVE ORDER Call on…Read more >
Rev. Dr. Sharon Watkins, General Minister and President, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and Rev. Dr. Ronald Degges, President, Disciples Home Missions “Disciples are a…Read more >
“The courts have spoken yet again in favor of justice and humanity. As CWS has maintained since January, President Trump’s ill-advised travel ban should never…Read more >
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…Read more >
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…Read more >
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…Read more >
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…Read more >
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…Read more >