Posts Tagged “resources”

Peacemaking Sunday (18 September 2016)

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Peacemaking Sunday (18 September 2016)

Peacemaking Sunday on 18th September 2016 takes up the theme of solidarity with refugees. The day of reflection will be held on the eve of international meetings discussing refugees and migration. A UN Summit on Monday 19th will be followed by a meeting of world leaders on Tuesday 20th to discuss the global refugee crisis…

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EMBRACE

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EMBRACE

EMBRACE is a group of Christians from different denominations working together as a charity to promote a positive response to people who are seeking asylum, refugees, migrant workers and people from minority-ethnic backgrounds living in Northern Ireland. They have developed many resources that can be used by groups to explores issues of migration including a…

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Meeting God in Friend and Stranger

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Meeting God in Friend and Stranger

Working with refugees – whether those who have spontaneously arrived in UK and Ireland, or those arriving as part of government-backed resettlement programmes – is an opportunity for Christians and congregations to think again about other faiths and religions. Meeting God in Friend and Stranger was originally published in 2010 by the Catholic Church in…

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Welcome resources for Irish parishes

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Welcome resources for Irish parishes

The Irish Episcopal Council for Immigrants have produced a number of resources to assist parishes in welcoming those from other countries in their liturgical celebrations. These include: a welcome poster; greeting and dismissal of congregation in different languages; some first steps to welcome ‘the stranger’ into parishes; prayers of unity in different languages (English, Chinese,…

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Archive: Church Publications on Refugees and Asylum

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Archive: Church Publications on Refugees and Asylum

We’ll keep this page up to date with archived publications that may still provide useful background information when responding to the current refugee crisis. Asylum principles First published in 2006, this book provides a resource for Christians who want to offer a welcome to the stranger in their midst. Download Asylum Principles.        …

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