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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...

  • Welcoming the Stranger Task Force

    by Lynn Zender, Member, Episcopal Church of St. Martin, Davis On August 20, 2015, Bishop Barry Beisner met with the newly formed Welcoming the Stranger Task Force of The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California. The task force grew out of a resolution passed at the 2014 Diocesan Convention. Resolution R6-14: Welcoming the Stranger was a response to the humanitarian crisis at the southern border of the United States, involving children and women fleeing from pervasive violence in the countri...

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