Also, watch SOON for a Sign On “Word to the Church Letter against Children and Families in Detention,” currently being drafted. The letter will be released before General Assembly, and will be shared at, and in the two weeks following, the Assembly to gather signatures.
If you are coming to General Assembly, PLAN TO ATTEND a “Candlelight Vigil for Children Detained and Who Died in Custody,” on SUNDAY NIGHT, 10 p.m., to be held in the Governor Robert D. Ray Asian Garden, 700 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines–just across the street and bridge from the Convention Center. Join together as Disciples to remember and pray for families grieving the loss of their migrant children who were seeking protection in the U.S. Light candles and pray together for grace-filled solutions to the ongoing humanitarian crisis faced by migrant children and families.
Also, don’t forget to attend the “Refugee Simulation” and Refugee Discussions, to be held Sunday afternoon from 1:30-4:30 in Hyvee Hall A!. You can login to your GA registration to indicate your interest to attend. OR, let us know by going :