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Posts tagged with ‘World Refugee Day’

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World Refugee Day: Celebrating 40 Years of Refugee Sponsorship

by Anna Muir

June 20 is World Refugee Day—a time to remember refugees, honour their strength, and celebrate the work that helps refugees find new homes and settle peacefully. Welcoming refugees to Canada has been a faithful response of the church for decades. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Sponsorship Agreement existing between the Canadian government […]

World Refugee Day 2018

by Anna Muir

There are over 65 million refugees in the world, fleeing war, famine or persecution based on race, religion, nationality, political opinion or social group. Refugees are part of our human family and entitled to their rights to peace and protection. World Refugee Day is June 20—a day to honour the strength and courage of refugees […]

Tuesday, June 20 is World Refugee Day

by Anna Muir

God’s promise of abundant life is found in a life of peace, free from fear and persecution. Yet, an unprecedented 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes because of war or a fear of persecution based on their race, religion, nationality, political opinion or social group. There are now more […]

Monday, June 20 is World Refugee Day

by Anna Muir

Everyone deserves to be safe. Everyone deserves to be protected. Yet, an unprecedented 60 million people around the world have been forced from their homes because of poverty, violence or a fear of persecution based on their race, religion, nationality, political opinion or because they belong to a particular social group. The refugee ministry of […]

Welcoming the Stranger: World Refugee Day Worship Resources

by Anna Muir

Help Support Refugees! PWS&D works with Canadian Foodgrains Bank to help refugees access enough nutritious food as they wait for peace and the opportunity to return home. Please pray for those enduring the uncertainty and trauma of displacement, and consider making a donation that will lead to critical, life-saving assistance. Worship Resources The resources in […]

Saturday, June 20 is World Refugee Day

by Anna Muir

Everyone deserves to be safe. Everyone deserves to be protected. Yet, The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reports that there are over 50 million refugees and displaced people in our global village who have been uprooted from their homes because of poverty, violence or a fear of persecution based on their race, religion, nationality […]