Tag: refugees

Church support is crucial, both here and in Ukraine

Churches and ministries are working hard to help Ukrainians, both locally and in Ukraine and the neighbouring nations. Ukrainian churches are leading the way. Here are just a couple of examples that have been noted by the media: Holy Eucharist…

On the Damascus Road

This year marks a devastating milestone. It is the 10-year anniversary of the war in Syria. This dreadful war has resulted in the deaths of half a million people and the largest displacement crisis since World War II. Over half…

Creating Conversation: reconsidering who might be in our ‘bubble’

Our weekly Creating Conversation editorial gives opportunity for people to speak about issues they believe are vital for the church to respond to. We asked Anika Bauman to respond to Mark Glanville’s accompanying comment (‘COVID-19, asylum seekers’ essential travel and…

Welcoming the stranger as kin – moving from idea to action

Almost 80 million asylum seekers, refugees and internally displaced people are seeking new homes in our world today, a reality requiring urgent conversation and action. A timely new book is now available to help us reimagine personal, national and international…