Refugees and internationals come to North America seeking security, opportunity and home. Often, they enter the country unable to speak, read or understand the language. They come with tremendous dreams, but their needs leave them vulnerable to manipulation and abuse. You can and your church can protect them and help them adapt through intentional support and genuine friendship.
Browse our Resources below to discover ways you can help.
3 million refugees have resettled in the U.S. since 1980
1 in 100
Internationals are forced to leave
their homes every year
is the number of refugees currently living in Canada
LEARN FROM CLARKSTON:
A small town, with a big heart
Learn how to connect with the nations in Clarkston, Georgia, the most diverse square mile in America. At the Clarkston Ministry Center, you can learn how to serve the needs of refugees and internationals in the local community. You’ll have the opportunity to meet residents, refugees and representatives from multiple churches and businesses, and you’ll work side by side with experienced volunteers, learning ways to effectively meet needs and care for people.
It’s designed to be a time of education, reflection and inspiration. We hope to see you in Clarkston soon!
The Church’s Guide to Ministering to Refugees
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