Welcoming refugees into his church and community has profoundly impacted a Colorado pastor.
“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.”
God brought the world to Faith Legacy Church’s doorsteps in a surprising way.
See Jesus incarnate in the immigrant population, and be a radical, transforming presence for social justice in your zip code.
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.
Interested in becoming more aware & building relationships with the immigrants in your community? Click here for suggestions & ideas.
For Churches who want to take action and launch an immigration legal ministry site, we have listed five immediate action steps below.
What might be an evangelical response to the November 2014 US Presidential executive orders on immigration?
The Wesleyan Church has joined together with more than a dozen other denominations and organizations to form The Immigration Alliance.
It was “Probadita de México,” or “Taste of Mexico,” at The Bridge Community Church in Logansport, Indiana.
Pastor Johanna Rugh serves as the Director for the Equip Component in the Immigrant Connection
A Wesleyan visits Ebola-laden Liberia, an Indiana church aids immigrants, Jo Anne Lyon shares thoughts on FGM, and other stories.
La iglesia First Wesleyan Church comparte el amor de Dios a travez de clases de ingles.
The First Wesleyan Church demonstrated the love of God through ESL classes.
Open the way for new approaches to mission and ministry in response to:
Immigration & Migration,
Globalization, Urbanization, Exploitation
During our celebration of Independence, let us remember how our ancestors arrived.
Mientras celebramos nuestra independencia, recordemos de donde hemos venido.