October training session explores ways to support and advocate for refugees

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Episcopal Migration Ministries is offering a three-day training course, “Love God, Love Neighbor”, designed to equip Episcopalians to be advocates, allies, and ambassadors for refugees and the ministry of refugee resettlement. “Love God, Love Neighbor” will be held Tuesday – Thursday, October 10-12 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Denver, Colorado […]

August 15 webinar focuses on refugee program updates

Welcome in Action: Education, Advocacy and Outreach

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Episcopal Migration Ministries and the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations are hosting a one-hour free webinar, Welcome in Action: Education, Advocacy and Outreach on Tuesday, August 15 at 4 pm Eastern (3 pm Central/2 pm Mountain/1 pm Pacific/noon Alaska/11 am Hawaii). This webinar will provide the latest updates […]

Episcopal Migration Ministries’ director responds to travel ban’s ‘relationship’ stipulation

[Episcopal Migration Ministries] The Rev. E. Mark Stevenson, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, issued the following statement June 30 in response to the “relationship” stipulation in the Trump administration’s executive order banning the entry of foreign nationals.  A Response to the Administration’s Decision on Relationships The Reverend Canon E. Mark Stevenson Director, Episcopal Migration Ministries Earlier […]

El director del Ministerio Episcopal de Migración responde a la definición de ‘relación’ en las restricciones de viajes

[Ministerio Episcopal de Migración] El Rdo. E. Mark Stevenson, director del Ministerio Episcopal de Migración, emitió la siguiente declaración el 30 de junio en respuesta a la definición de “relación” en el decreto ejecutivo del gobierno de Trump que impide el ingreso al país de [ciertos] ciudadanos extranjeros. Una respuesta a la decisión del gobierno sobre […]

A statement from the Rev. E. Mark Stevenson, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries

[Episcopal Migration Ministries] The director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, the Rev. E. Mark Stevenson, issued the following statement on June 26.  A Statement from The Reverend Canon E. Mark Stevenson Director, Episcopal Migration Ministries 26 June 2017 We learned this morning that the Supreme Court has decided to allow portions of the president’s executive order(s) […]

It’s time to stand and support refugees

[Episcopal Migration Ministries] On June 26, the Supreme Court released its decision on the “travel ban” Executive Order (EO). In short, it consolidated the two cases about the EO that were heard in the Fourth and Ninth Circuit Courts and agreed to hear oral arguments on the case in October. It also issued a stay […]

Episcopal Migration Ministries hosts World Refugee Day interfaith conversation

#StandTogether #WithRefugees

[Episcopal News Service] Judaism, like all religious traditions, calls Rabbi Victor Urecki to welcome the stranger, the refugee. In the Torah, God tells the Jews no less than 36 times to “love the strangers in their midst,” reminding them they were once strangers in Egypt, he said. Still, it’s not Urecki’s Jewish faith that drives […]

Episcopal Migration Ministries organise un dialogue interconfessionnel pour la Journée mondiale des réfugiés

[Episcopal News Service] Le judaïsme, comme toutes les traditions religieuses, appelle – dit le rabbin Victor Urecki – à accueillir l’étranger, le réfugié. Dans la Torah, Dieu dit aux juifs pas moins de 36 fois d’« aimer les étrangers en leur sein », leur rappelant qu’ils étaient jadis des étrangers en Égypte, a-t-il déclaré. Et pourtant, ce […]

El Ministerio Episcopal de Migración auspicia un diálogo interreligioso sobre el Día Mundial del Refugiado

#StandTogether #WithRefugees

[Episcopal News Service] El judaísmo, al igual que todas las tradiciones religiosas, llama al rabino Victor Urecki a acoger al extranjero y al refugiado. En la Torá, Dios le dice a los judíos no menos de 36 veces que “amen a los extranjeros que habitan en medio de ellos” recordándoles que ellos fueron alguna vez extranjeros […]

Video: Presiding Bishop’s World Refugee Day message

Episcopal Migration Ministries toolkit, resources for individuals and congregations

  [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] “In the name of Mary, Joseph and the Lord Jesus, aid all refugees today, for most of the refugees like the Holy Family themselves, are families, and most are children,” commented Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry in his 2017 World Refugee Day Message. “I invite […]