A spokesperson for Episcopal Migration Ministries says one of the organization’s main goals is to get Afghans economically self-sufficient as quickly as possible.
The Episcopal Church and its refugee resettlement affiliates in Texas have condemned Gov. Greg Abbott’s recently announced decision to block resettlement of refugees in the state as the Trump administration steps up its efforts to hollow out the federal government’s 40-year-old resettlement program.
The Episcopal Church condemns Gov. Abbott’s decision to reject refugee resettlement in 2020. Texas has long served as a strong partner in the work of welcoming some of the most vulnerable individuals in the world to peace, safety, and a bright future. Texas Episcopalians have also given...
Registration is now open for “Love God, Love Neighbor”, a three-day training course for clergy and laity that is designed to equip Episcopalians to be advocates, allies, and ambassadors for refugees and the ministry of refugee resettlement.
For more than 50 years, the Holy Land Institute for the Deaf has worked to enable deaf, deaf-blind children, hearing impaired as well as children with other sensory and physical disabilities, for inclusion and participation in their families, communities and societies in a meaningful way.
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, Colorado Bishop Robert O’Neill and Jim Gonia, bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America-Rocky Mountain Synod, listen to Jim Barclay, president and CEO of Lutheran Family Service Rocky Mountains, as he talks about refugee resettlement.
Additional Resources for December Issue 2015 The Episcopal Church Resources Episcopal Migration Ministries The Episcopal Church Local Diocesan Resources Austin - The Rev. Sherry Williams Houston - The Rev. Linda Shelton For Refugees UNHCR (United...
As hundreds of migrants continue to drown in the Mediterranean, European leaders wring their hands and plan to “do something.” This crisis however has not just happened. Seven years ago, refugees arriving by sea were overwhelming the Italian and Greek authorities, who asked for help. This writer...