“As Disciples of Jesus Christ, our faith compels us to welcome the stranger- especially those who are in danger and seeking sanctuary. We encourage Disciples congregations to begin doing groundwork now, and prepare to welcome refugee families to your local community in the weeks and months ahead.”
General Minister and President Terri Hord Owens offers words of challenge and care as the United States and Canada welcome refugees from Afghanistan.
Learn more and make a gift to support Week of Compassion’s efforts in welcoming Afghan refugees
Sign up to support refugee resettlement in your area through Disciples Refugee and Immigration Ministry
Watch this webinar from Church World Service with an update on Afghan resettlement efforts:
If your congregation is preparing to receive refugees, tell us about what you’re doing. Send your stories to firstname.lastname@example.org, or share on social media and be sure to tag #ccdoc.