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Churches gather to learn more on immigration

By Anne Marie Gerhardt A young “dreamer”, a father of a U.S. veteran facing deportation, and an immigration activist from Mexico taking sanctuary in a United Methodist church shared their personal stories at an immigration learning event sponsored by the Northern Illinois Conference (NIC) Hispanic/Latinx Ministry Team and the National Hispanic/Latino Plan. “This is an…

Immigration Resources

Who is My Neighbor: A Gathering on Immigration April 22, 2017 event at Our Saviour’s UMC in Schaumburg Event Packet (includes: Bishop Sally Dyck letter, Book of Resolutions “Welcoming the Migrant”, UMRC resources, and partners information) Church & Society Resources Faith & Facts on Immigration Neighbor to Neighbor Toolkit Sanctuary toolkit The United Methodist Board of…

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Bishop’s Response to Executive Orders on Immigration

Bishop Sally Dyck has written a pastoral response to the recent Executive Orders on Immigration. Click here to read the full letter which provides several online resources for conversation and study as she calls all of us to action.

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Help keep families together

Maricela* was six years old when her mom made the heart-wrenching decision to leave her with her grandmother in Mexico so she could find work in Chicago to support her young children.  Maricela remembers standing at the window calling after her mom’s departing figure, “Mami, come back, please, I promise I’ll be good.” Her mom wasn’t…

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NIC Hispanic/Latino Ministry Principles NIC Hispanic/Latino Ministry Principles (en espanol)
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