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March 14, 2016

Gathering & Training (Immigrant Welcoming Center Network)

April 23, 2016 - 09:00 AM / 03:00 PM

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Santa Ana UMC (Grand Site)

Please send a delegation of 3 to 5 persons from your church to join with other passionate followers of Jesus Christ in a day of learning, strategizing, mutual sharing and spiritual support as we seek to live out the Biblical call to welcome the sojourner and to be the church where all may experience the life giving love of God.

THE DAY WILL INCLUDE…..

  • Sharing with each other about our ministries and how we can strengthen our network of spiritual and organizational support for one another.
  • Update about the Cal-Pac “You Are Not Alone” Migrant Children’s Program, and how your congregation can be involved through the network.
  • Updates on the national work of the UMC on Immigration Reform and an end to deportation.
  • Border related concerns and ministries
  • Workshops that will include: “Churches as Welcome Centers for Child Migrants”; “Healing Camps and Retreat Programs”; “Border Ministries”; “Root Causes”; “Legal, Mental health & Family Services”, “ Detention Center Advocacy & Visitation”, and more.
  • Time for praying, brain storming and strategizing together.
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