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.
Warren: First UMC has started an International Friendship Center that teaches immigrants, refugees, and anyone from the community wishing to learn how to sew.
French UMC cares deeply for the refugees and asylum seekers in their community, and has started a new ministry preparing a once-a-month dinner of traditional African foods offered to those… Continue Reading French UMC feeds body and soul
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.
UMCOR invites Michigan congregations that have an idea for a creative project that would reach refugees and migrants in their community to apply for a $2,000 Mustard Seed Migration Grant.… Continue Reading MI churches invited to dream big
On April 4, Patrick Lyoya was killed by a Grand Rapids Police officer. His pastor, Banza Mukalay of Restoration Community UMC in Wyoming, MI, remembers a brother and a friend.
This report tells how UMCOR and partners — International Blue Crescent, Hungarian Interchurch Aid, and others — are providing food, shelter, and relief to those suffering in Ukraine.
UMCOR supports United Methodists in Europe as they welcome refugees from Ukraine into their homes and houses of worship.
A reminder, from the Rev. Paul Perez and Bishop Edward Khegay, that “Christ can connect people across the deepest divisions imaginable.” Here are ways you can be a peacemaker today.
The United Methodist Committee on Relief has launched the Afghan Refugee Resettlement Reimbursement program, offering $1,000 grants to United Methodist churches partnering with Church World Service.