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  • Welcoming the Stranger

    by Lynn Zender, Convener, Welcoming the Stranger Task Force Are you looking for a way to help refugees? Our Diocesan Welcoming the Stranger Task Force sends you this idea from Episcopal Migration Ministries! Postcard campaign: In the lead up to the refugee summits organized by the United Nations General Assembly and President Barack Obama that will be held in September, more than 40 organizations, including The Episcopal Church, have developed a postcard to be delivered to Congress and President...

  • Cameron Park Muslim Fellowship

    by the Rev. Tom Johnson, Associate Rector, Faith Episcopal Church, Cameron ParkFaith Episcopal Church Hosts Fellowship Dinner with Muslim Community of FolsomAmid a raging national controversy, a local group of Muslims and Christians expressed their interfaith solidarity in a potluck dinner and fellowship Saturday night (July 30) at Faith Episcopal Church in Cameron Park. Members of the Muslim Community of Folsom provided the entrees while members of Faith Episcopal Church brought side dishe...

  • Advocacy Day at the Capitol

    by Lynn Zender, Chair,  Welcoming the Stranger Task Force; Alison Pease, Member, Welcoming the Stranger Task ForceOn Monday, May 23rd Lynn Zender and Alison Pease, from the Welcoming the Stranger Task Force, and the Rev. Lucretia Jevne, President of Episcopal Community Services, took part in the annual immigration day rally and advocacy day at the capitol in Sacramento. It was an excited and engaged crowd of people from all over the state who gathered in the name of justice to advocate for ...

  • Welcoming the Stranger Resources Online

    by Lynn Zender, Chair, Welcoming the Stranger Task Force Is thinking about getting involved in immigration reform or in refugee re-settlement? The Welcoming the Stranger Task Force now has dedicated resource pages on the diocesan website. If your congregation does want to get involved in immigration reform or in refugee re-settlement, there are many resources and ideas to get you started.

  • Responding to Refugees Online Training

    by Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Faith Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California A new learning opportunity is being offered through ChurchNext called Responding to Refugees with Allison Duvall, Program Manager for Episcopal Migration Ministries. Learn about refugees, resettlement, and how Christians might consider, and relieve, their plight. Allison Duvall  invites us to understand and come alongside those whom the Bible asks us to care for.

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