Search ResultsWho Belongs? – Kingdom Refugees Responding to a Refugee Crisis Reflecting her encounter with a refugee family, Nicole Watts invites Christians to take up our role to care for refugees and to see them for who they are: kindred humans. Includes a video on National Refugee... Hymn: Christ Said Accept the Stranger This hymn was composed in 2015 after reports of seventy dead bodies found in a cargo truck in Austria, all refugees seeking freedom and a new home. It is set to the tune, KINGDOM. Refugee Sunday Worship Resources This resource provides litanies, Bible passages and hymns for “Refugee Sunday” or other refugee awareness events. It includes a few prayers especially suitable for children. God's Eye Is on the Refugee God sees the plight of refugees. He hates the injustice that leads to their displacement from home and country. This drama celebrates God’s just character and extends a call to care for refugees in our world. Refugee Week This resource from the United Methodist Church in the United Kingdom also provides Bible passages, a Bible study and hymn suggestions. It’s unique in offering poems from several eras, each appropriate for using in worship or... Pope Francis Focuses on Refugees during Holy Week A short news story on Pope Francis's symbolic Palm Sunday actions, in which he urged the world not to be indifferent to the desperate situations that many refugees face. Laotian Refugees Start and Join Churches This article explores the stories of Laotian refugees and the Christians who befriended them, who are surprised at how God has joined together people and churches from different languages, religious assumptions, and life experiences. A Practical Guide to Meeting the Needs of Refugees and Immigrants – Part One A multiple part series about supporting immigrants and refugees. Part one focuses on providing support in the critical first few weeks after arrival. refugees (a top-to-bottom-to-top poem) A poem about refugees by Brian Bilston. When read from top to bottom, it conveys a message of hatred and fear; from bottom to top, it says just the opposite. Meeting the Needs of Refugees and Immigrants A practical guide by Helen Abdali Soosan Fagan for churches sponsoring immigrant or refugee families. Fagan describes the challenges these families face at particular stages of acclimation and give concrete advice for lessening culture shock. ‘Refugee’ song by Moira Smiley Audio/video of the song "Refugee" by Moira Smiley, based on her experience at a refugee camp. Full Text Hymns on Refugees When Jesus Was A RefugeePD
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See more hymns... ‘Refugees: La Sagrada Familia’ (painting) Icon by Kelly Latimore, a painting "Refugees: La Sagrada Familia," acrylic and gold leaf on wood panel, 16 x 14 inches. For Refugees & Immigrants Two new hymns, and other resources that address immigration and refugees in crisis: a contemporary song, prayers, photographs and artwork, informative blog posts, and ways to take action. Refugee Week Resources This refugee week guide provides many resources surrounding the theme of refugees. It includes a definitions for the words asylum seekers and refugees, a Bible Study on the word "stranger," song ideas, Bible readings, and poems. Refugee Children as the Rejected Christ-Child Explaining that Jesus is presented in the gospels as a marginal outsider to the world, this Christmas sermon by Ron Rolheiser on Luke 2:1-20 presents homeless refugee children as the Christ-Child today. ‘Hear Us, O Lord, As We Voice Our Laments’ (God is a refuge for all refugees) Written by David Landegent, "Hear Us, O Lord, As We Voice Our Laments" is written with the refugee in mind. "A Prayer for Refugees" can be used as a litany based on Psalm 64. Remembering Refugees on Holy Family Sunday In this sermon on Isaiah 61:10-62:3 and John 1:1-18, Ben Helmer draws our attention to images of light. Is the church shining God's light on the millions of refugees who suffer just like the Holy Family? Prayer for the Rohingya Refugees This is a prayer for mercy and justice that was written in response the crisis of the Rohingya refugees. A Prayer for Refugees This is a prayer for chaplains and spiritual companions to share as they walk alongside refugees.