Care for Refugees

Every day, refugees are forced to leave everything to find security, opportunity and a new place to call home.

Often, they enter a country with few resources and unable to speak, read or understand the language. They arrive with tremendous dreams, but their needs leave them vulnerable to manipulation and abuse.

From refugee camps to permanent resettlement, you and your church can walk with them along their journey, protecting them and helping them adapt through intentional support and genuine friendship. Be the hands, feet and voice of Jesus as you help them find spiritual, physical and emotional healing.

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Our team has decades of experience and is ready to help you start or grow a ministry. We would love to connect with you today.

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John Barnett

John Barnett serves as the Send Relief ambassador for refugees and displaced people and is also a missions strategist with the Kentucky Baptist Convention. His work overseas has involved community development and urban church planting among forcibly displaced and marginalized people in Uganda, Algeria, and Europe. Through his current positions John helps to equip and mobilize churches to serve and share the love of Christ with refugees and displaced people who are resettling in communities across North America.

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Video: Care for Refugees Workshop

Video: Care for Refugees Workshop

Fill out the form below to access archived video for the Care for Refugees Workshop, held September 10, 2021, at the Send Relief Ministry Center in Clarkston, Georgia.
10 Ways to Pray for Afghan Refugees

10 Ways to Pray for Afghan Refugees

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Care for Refugees Prayer Guide

Care for Refugees Prayer Guide

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Refugee Relief – Five Ways You Can Be the Change

Refugee Relief – Five Ways You Can Be the Change

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Creating a Sewing Ministry Business with Refugees

Creating a Sewing Ministry Business with Refugees

This ministry guide will walk you through steps to create a sewing ministry for refugees that not only teaches them a skill, but also provides opportunities to learn a skill, practice creativity, build self-esteem and earn an income.