Posts tagged Refugee
Across the Table: Ministry to Refugees

Each year, the Grand Rapids International Fellowship (GRIF) Church of the Nazarene in Grand Rapids, Michigan hosts an international potluck. This year, the church’s gym was filled to capacity with people from all over the world sharing singing, dancing, and food. The tables were crammed with both church members and refugees, those who have found this taste of heaven through one ministry: Community Link.  

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Active Compassion

William had left Venezuela with his wife and daughter, who was pregnant at the time, and they knew their money was not going to last. By selling some of their items, they had had just enough for the multi-day bus fare and food for the journey. They knew they would have a difficult time when they arrived, but even that seemed like a better option than staying; their daughter needed antibiotics, and there weren’t any available. Through the Church of the Nazarene, the family was able to stay in a small shelter. 

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Bringing Hope and Healing to Syrian Refugee Children

Syrian refugee children have been exposed to trauma through violent conflict, persecution, and forced displacement, which disrupts the nurturing, consistent environments that children need for healthy and holistic development. The Syrian Transitional Education Program (STEP) is a Nazarene church-run compassionate outreach to Syrian refugee children living in Lebanon which works to meet their educational and emotional needs.

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One Night in Darfur

The night that government forces attacked the Aziz* family’s village in Sudan’s Darfur region would change the course of their…

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