Posts Tagged “Churches Refugee Network”

Update from CTBI Churches’ Refugee Network

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Update from CTBI Churches’ Refugee Network

CTBIs Churches’ Refugee Network met again today with representation around the table and on the phone from a variety of denominations and organisations working around the UK and Ireland. CRN considered the opportunity to develop better church engagement with Refugee Week (running in 2019 between 17–23 June) and how CTBI’s support of Churches of Sanctuary…

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CTBI Churches’ Refugee Network updates (September 2018)

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CTBI Churches’ Refugee Network updates (September 2018)

CTBI’s Churches’ Refugee Network met on 13 September and discussed how CRN could widen its reach and more effectively share information amongst its network of Christian faith-based organisations and beyond to smaller churches and communities. Among other discussions, the meeting heard about the upcoming #welcomingeurope campaign, plans to mark the upcoming anniversary of Kinder Transport,…

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CTBI’s Churches’ Refugee Network meets

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CTBI’s Churches’ Refugee Network meets

CTBI’s Churches’ Refugee Network met again this afternoon in London. Individuals involved in supporting and improving the asylum process as well as representatives from a wide range of (mostly) faith-based NGOs working in the refugee sector. Attendees heard an update from Refugee Action‘s CEO Stephen Hale about the organisation’s plan for a three year campaign…

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Sabir Zazai speaks out about habit of moving people from war into poverty #CRNconf

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Sabir Zazai speaks out about habit of moving people from war into poverty #CRNconf

Sabir Zazai welcomed delegates at the Churches’ Refugee Network day conference to Coventry. He explained that 17 years ago he was in the back of a lorry with fifty other children, women and men en route to the UK. They arrived in Dover on a cold, foggy December day. “It was the police who welcomed…

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Fleur Houston: How welcome now are refugees in Europe?

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Fleur Houston: How welcome now are refugees in Europe?

Fleur Houston addressed the Churches’ Refugee Network conference in Coventry on Tuesday. The author of You Shall Love the Stranger as Yourself: Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World took delegates on a tour of European migration policy over the last 12-18 months. You can listen back to Fleur’s talk as well as read the fuller version of her…

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