Embracing our Wesleyan DNA as we press into God’s mission in 2022.
Immigrant Connection celebrates diversity, partnerships, regional growth and future sites.
The new cohort is offered for persons wanting to learn more on what God says in the Bible about loving immigrants.
Funds will be distributed in equal amounts throughout the next three years.
Immigrants are on the move, but God is on the move in the midst of them. And Wesleyans are on the move with God in this moment.
Among the at-risk students that the learning center serves include children from low-income, single-parent and/or immigrant families.
Instead of saying “God helps those who help themselves,” we should learn from the Bible that God helps those who help immigrants.
The impact of COVID-19 on society’s most vulnerable is sobering.
The grant will allow Immigrant Connection to provide counseling and assistance to Tyson Foods employees and their families.
Members of The Good Shepherd congregation of Mesa, Arizona, are opening their arms and their doors to immigrants looking to start a new life in the United States.
Ambassador Jo Ann Lyon and a group of Wesleyan clergywomen visited the U.S./Mexico border to meet immigrants. People made in the image of God.
Do you know these Wesleyans in the news?
“We become beacons of hope and guides of truth helping and serving U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents, immigrants, refugees, their families, their employers and all within our communities.”
More details to come.
Location: Kansas City, Kansas.
This shadowing experience will offer hands-on immigration legal services practice, program management experience and basic work on completing the BIA application for recognition and accreditation.
As we Wesleyans often say, immigration is an issue, but immigrants are people. We must always remind ourselves that these situations impact real people—our brothers and sisters in Christ.
See this map of how dozens of Wesleyan churches are transforming their communities by offering low cost legal services and the love of Jesus Christ to their immigrant neighbors.
The Immigrant Connection office at La Iglesia El Camino in Greenville, South Carolina was featured in this news report.
“I cannot believe all the depth and significance of the training that is happening at this! I believe God is going to use this ministry in ways we cannot yet even grasp…” Dr. Jo Anne Lyon
Iglesia El Camino joins a group of churches and leaders who are choosing to make a difference in their community by “welcoming the stranger.”
We’re the third Wesleyan church to become an Immigrant Connection site, but I can imagine sites being started across the nation.
Radiant Church, una dinámica Iglesia de Los Wesleyan, que tiene 4 años y esta localizada en Des Moisnes, IA, sostuvo recientemente Un taller de dos horas para pastores de su comunidad acerca de la defensa de inmigración.
Radiant Church, a dynamic 4-year old Wesleyan church in Des Moines, IA, recently held a 2-hour immigration advocacy workshop for pastors in their community.
Interested in becoming more aware & building relationships with the immigrants in your community? Click here for suggestions & ideas.