World Refugee Day is June 20. 

This years' UNHCR campaign brings the public closer to the story, showing refugees as ordinary people living in extraordinary circumstances. Several films featuring celebrity supporters tell the human side of the refugee plight. The films feature UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador and best-selling author, Khaled Hosseini, photographer and supermodel Helena Christensen, singer/songwriter Maher Zain and actor Jung Woo-Sung. They were recorded during recent field visits. Each supporter introduces an individual refugee and their story. These films and other refugee stories can be found on UNHCR's Campaign website www.refugeeday.org.

 

From Church World Services associated with American Baptist Churches USA, the Christian Reformed Church, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the Reformed Church in America, the United Church of Christ, the United Methodist Church, and the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Click here.

 

Refugee Sunday in the Lutheran Church

Information and Resources from the Interfaith Immigration Coalition 

 

The Episcopal Church offers resources for dioceses and congregations of all sizes including bulletin inserts, prayers of the people, and sermon ideas, click here.  The Episcopal Church partners with New American Pathways to help refugees resettled in the Atlanta area.

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Prayer for Migrant Families

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Beyond Sandwiches: A Symposium on Poverty, Race, and Homelessness

Beyond Sandwiches: A Symposium on Poverty, Race, and Homelessness hosted by Church of the Common Ground, Saturday, May 18, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Ellis Hall, 634 West Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta 30308. Education, action, conversation. Read more . . .

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If you have any question please contact Monica Mainwaring at vicar@churchofthecommonground.org.

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