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By Tina Olson, DSC Refugee Ministry Chair

Have people in your congregation wanted to assist refugees? Have you known which agencies to call for more information?The DSC Refugee Ministry Task Force can help at their upcoming workshop. This workshop will have experienced faith-based speakers address four different ways to welcome refugees to Arizona. They will review various options, personal experiences and how to get started.  Topics include:

The DSC Refugee Ministry Task Force can help at their upcoming workshop. This workshop will have experienced faith-based speakers address four different ways to welcome refugees to Arizona. They will review various options, personal experiences and how to get started.

Workshop Topics as of September 29:

  • “The Church and A Refugee’s Experience” Hort Hong
  • “The Church and Refugee Ministry: A Resettlement Agency” Hannah Miller, Luther Social Services, Refugee Focus Program
  • “The Church and Refugee Ministry: A Refugee Entrepreneur Experience” Tan Bui Jakwani, Syrian Sweet Exchange
  • “The Church and Refugee Ministry: A UMC New Church Team Perspective” Karen Ouzts, Paradise Valley United Methodist Church
  • “The Church and Refugee Ministry: A Non-resettlement Agency” Area Agency on Aging, Tina Olson, DSC Refugee Ministry Chair, Paradise Valley United Methodist Church
  • Click here to find updates after Friday, September 29.

Workshop Details:

Date: October 24,  2017
Time: Tuesday, 1:00-2:30pm
Where: Galvan meeting room at the Desert Southwest Conference, 1550 East Meadowbrook Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85014
RSVP: Billie Fidlin, Director of Outreach Ministry, (602) 266-6956

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