Sonya Luna names some of the obstacles her husband and other immigrants and children of immigrants must tackle as they plan their future and build a life in the U.S.
Warren: First UMC has started an International Friendship Center that teaches immigrants, refugees, and anyone from the community wishing to learn how to sew.
Dearborn First UMC has reinvigorated its commitment to refugees and asylum seekers by creating a new Response Team ministry, which recently sponsored a family from Jordan.
The Rev. Paul Perez explains the importance of a driver’s license to Michigan’s immigrants and families. He encourages support of the Drive SAFE bills in the state’s legislature.
Mustard Seed Grants from UMCOR continue an 80-year tradition of Welcoming the Stranger. Five UM churches in Michigan received these funds.
In 2016 two African pastors were sent by The Michigan Conference to begin a French United Methodist Church in Detroit. The congregation is on the grow despite challenges of COVID-19.
Justice For Our Neighbors-Kalamazoo is still standing with their clients, safely and effectively, during the threat of the health crisis.
United Methodist responses to the annual wildfires in California include immediate help and longer-term efforts to tend to the needs of those who’ve been through traumatic events.