Tag: Refugee Resettlement
Make dreams take flight with the aid of HAPI and CWS
STEP FOUR: Michigan churches can welcome Haitian young adults looking for refuge and opportunities by sponsoring their resettlement through Church World Service. HAPI, Haitian Assets for Peace, is assisting this… Continue Reading Make dreams take flight with the aid of HAPI and CWS
Make their dreams take flight
Churches can welcome Haitian young adults looking for refuge and opportunities by sponsoring their resettlement through Church World Service’s expanded programming.
Celebrating United Methodist connections
Sonya Luna reflects on her time working for the Michigan Conference and thanks God for the many wonderful connections that have sustained her.
Church helps resettle 121 Afghan refugees
Over the course of a year, Birmingham and Berkley First UMC helped furnish 34 homes that now house 121 Afghan refugees in the Detroit metropolitan area.
Troy: Big Beaver delivers new starts
Troy: Big Beaver UMC has started a Furnishings for Our Neighbors project assisting refugees and asylees by providing household items to furnish their first homes in the United States.
Churches welcome Afghan arrivals
United Methodist congregations across the state continue to raise funds and collect household goods to welcome Afghan arrivals to Michigan.
Rejoicing in Connection
The English Speaking UMC in Prague is a powerful expression of The Connection of The United Methodist Church. A rich mix of languages, nationalities, and cultures come together to glorify… Continue Reading Rejoicing in Connection
He’s doing ‘the unusual’ in South Wyoming
South Wyoming is home to one of The Michigan Conference’s newest congregations. Meet Pastor Banza Mukalay leader of Restoration Community Church UMC. They want people to “leave this place blessed… Continue Reading He’s doing ‘the unusual’ in South Wyoming
‘Refuge Lansing’ inspires
World Refugee Day is June 20. Michigan congregations are encouraged to learn and act.
All faith prayer vigil connects community
United Methodists were among those gathered for prayer at the Greater Lansing Islamic Society on Feb. 20.