1. Get informed/Stay
informed: Here are some helpful resources:
https://twitter.com/WEAnews, https://twitter.com/WEA_UN, https://twitter.com/RefugeesMedia,
2. Pray. Pray for
refugees and asylum seekers. Pray for discernment regarding how God is calling
His Church at large and your church specifically. Our prayer guide provides 10
Ways to Pray for Refugees.
3. Get involved
locally (your Jerusalem). If you are in a resettlement city, connect with
agencies or organizations that assist refugees (click
here for the UNHCR list of resettlement agencies). Contact IAFR to get involved with their work with refugees in Atlanta and asylum seekers in
4. Get involved
globally (….and to the ends of the earth). Contact us if you are interested in partnering with European churches (IAFR is working in France, Malta and Italy) or with refugee churches in camps in Kenya
5. Get connected.
You are not in this alone. Other ministries and churches have years of
experience and are often so grateful to see new churches join in the work.
Follow the IAFR Facebook page
to stay connected. Become a part of the Refugee
Highway Partnership and participate in their yearly roundtables in North
America and Europe to learn and network with other churches and organizations. Join our discussion in the Facebook group, Refugee Connect.
6. Be a voice.
Take what you have learned and share with other churches; tweet, blog, post and
speak up for a just
and compassionate response to refugees and asylum seekers. Read
In : Response
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