What words express our commitment, or desire for the commitment, to reach out to welcome the stranger?
When was it that we saw you a stranger and welcomed you?Matthew 25:38
World Refugee Day, is a day to lift up refugees displaced by war, civil unrest and persecution, all of which tear away at the fabric of human community.Christian Aid UK
World Refugee Day, declared by the United Nations to be marked on June 20, is a call for communities around the world to work toward peace and security for all, remembering especially the millions of people who are displaced or forcibility uprooted from their homes.
They tried to bury us. They didn't know we were seedsMexican proverb
Worship resources for World Refugee Day:
Immigrant Prayer Card Handout from Global Ministries, USA
Click here for worship items using inclusive language, including a Call to Worship, gathering prayer, prayers of the people and ideas for sermons. These Church World Service materials, focusing on Luke 7:36-8:3, are free to use.