“Hospitality and Hope: resources for worship, learning and action” – An MCC package for World Refugee Day, June 20, 2016
Finding our Way: Immigrants, Refugees and Canadian Churches – An interdenominational guide to action by The Role of Churches in Immigrant Settlement and Integration, a national and interdenominational research partnership funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
Refugee sponsorship webinar – Hosted by Greg Laing (MB Mission), with Peter and Dawn Lynn Prediger (Inasmuch Community Society), Jennifer Mpungu (Mennonite Central Committee), Pastor Sam (Egyptian immigrant from Surrey, B.C.), Jenny Toews (refugee sponsor from Richmond, B.C.), and Lois Waterton (refugee sponsor from Surrey, B.C.).
Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support (MCRS) — Kitchener Waterloo
Welcome Home — Kitchener Waterloo
Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council – Winnipeg
Open Door Society — Saskatoon
Centre for Newcomers – Calgary
Kinbrace Refugee Housing and Support – Vancouver
Journey Home Community – Burnaby, B.C.
New Hope Community Services Society – Surrey, B.C.
- Welcoming the stranger – How one small town became a home to refugees.
- Welcoming refugees – a picture of God’s kingdom – Celebrating the efforts of MB churches at World Refugee Day
- Sponsors needed for Syrian refugees
- Horrors of war haunt refugee family
- “I feel it’s my country now” – A Syrian family sponsored by River East MB makes their home in Winnipeg
- How to love the foreigner among you
- Mothers make a difference – A member of The Meeting Place starts a mom’s group for immigrants and creates a book to share their stories
- Mennonite World Conference’s Courier magazine – focus on hospitality with articles from Ryan Dueck of Lethbridge and Walter Jakobeit of Germany on opening homes and hearts to refugees
- MB Mission Witness magazine
- A wedding for Brian and Reem
- Sponsoring refugees: “Our lives are being enriched” – A family from Yarrow MB Church reflect on their experience of sponsoring a refugee family
Teaching series on “Understanding Islam” at Steinbach MB with John Derksen
- Would you like to get involved but want to partner with another congregation?
- Do you have specific questions you’d like to crowdsource with the MB family?
Start a conversation in our refugee sponsorship forum.
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