Monday, October 8, 2012

Two Day Introduction to Immigration Ministry 11/14-15 [Update]



Life, Liberty, and the Law: Local Ministry Connection


November 14th and November 15th
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church of Santa Ana
600 North Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701-4189
Cost: $149 (without lunch)*

Opportunities for ministry with and among immigrants in the United States are all around us. The Bible speaks of welcoming the sojourner who lives among us and identifies Christian believers as strangers headed for another country. Come join us for a two-day event geared toward equipping church and ministry leaders to care for immigrants in the United States. World Relief, who inspires, engages, and empowers the worldwide local Church to serve the vulnerable, brings its best legal staff, field office practitioners and local experts to offer an overview of how you can engage immigrant people in your community in a variety of creative ways. Topics will include:

  • Thinking Christianly about immigration   
  • Immigration law and policy
  • How to offer legal services to immigrants
  • How to reach out and minister to refugee families in your neighborhood
  • How to become involved constructively with anti-trafficking work
  • Stewardship of influence on immigration policy
  • Engaging and serving detained immigrants
  • Opportunities to partner with other agencies 

You will leave this event understanding the steps to becoming involved with ministering to immigrants, how to move ahead with accreditation for legal services, and how to connect with others involved in immigration services in Southern California communities and beyond.


Register early! These prices are only good until November 7, 2012. Cost for tickets purchased after that date will be $179 (without lunch).
A reduced rate is available for students with a valid school ID, please contact Courtney Tudi for details.

* Lunch tickets are available in advance at time of registration for $15, which includes lunch for Wednesday and Thursday.

Please contact Glen Peterson at gpeterson@wr.org or 714/210-4730x101; or Courtney Tudi ctudi@wr.org or 443-451-1900x207 with any questions
 


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