The CRC Office of Social Justice has created and gathered resources that answer Frequently Asked Questions about refugees and refugee resettlement.
Mary Jo Leddy is the founder of Romero House, a refugee welcome house in Toronto. She writes powerfully about the call of Christ that she hears—and that we too can hear—when she comes face-to-face with a refugee in need.
For over a half of a century the Christian Reformed Church has worked with and ministered among refugees. Read stories of CRC congregations and members welcoming, helping to resettle, and being blessed by refugees.
If we’re going to think faithfully about immigration and immigrants, it’s important that we share an understanding of how immigration works today. This fact sheet provides basic information about how the U.S. legal immigration system is designed.
In their book, Welcoming the Stranger, Matthew Soerens and Jenny Hwang Yang move beyond rhetoric to offer a Christian response to immigration.
At the same time that countries around the world are building fences and implementing laws to keep “the other” out, we are creating new programs to meet the needs of the increasing numbers of migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers.
This Giving Tuesday, Americans and Canadians have the chance to have their gifts matched to help refugees.
Advent is a celebration of the light of Jesus entering the world, and is especially important during this refugee crisis. Here are activities that individuals and churches can do to embody that light to refugees during the Advent Season.
About a year ago, as Venezuela was beginning to deteriorate into violent chaos, I prayed for God to expand my borders. A short time later, he brought refugees Alejandro and Sandra into my life.
Are you interested in helping your congregation learn more about immigration? There are four important ways a church can engage deeply in immigration work: learning and sharing the myths and facts, reflecting a care for immigrants during worship, having meaningful connections with immigrant communities and organizations, and effectively advocating for more just policies.