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    Episcopal Migration Ministries, in partnership with a network of affiliate agencies, dioceses, churches, and volunteers, is today one of only nine national agencies
    through which all refugees enter the United States. To date, Episcopal Migration Ministries has helped more than 80,000 persons resettle and thrive in this land.

 

  Now our ability to continue this life-saving work is in danger.

U.S. policy concerning refugees is under executive review. The current administration has stated an intention to temporarily suspend the refugee resettlement program and  reduce the total number of refugees who will be allowed into the country this year by more than half. These are drastic departures from the U.S.’ historic role as a leader in the humanitarian work of refugee resettlement. Furthermore, these proposed policies will severely inhibit the ability of the Episcopal Church and other faith communities to live into our call to serve and welcome the least of these.

While these changes in policy face ongoing legal challenges, Episcopal Migration Ministries and our partners are already feeling the effects: tens of thousands of refugees already vetted and approved for admission to the U.S. have been left in harm’s way, budgets have been reduced and professionals with decades of experience let go. Alarmingly, our ability to ensure that our newest neighbors feel welcomed and safe has been compromised.We need your help to ensure refugees are welcomed to a place of safety and opportunity. Stand with us as we care for and welcome our newest neighbors and advocate for refugees at home and abroad.

 
  We need your help! Please make a donation today.

 


 

 

 

 

In the name of these refugees, stand with all refugees.


 

To donate by check, make your check payable to The Episcopal Church, memo line Episcopal Migration Ministries, and send it to: Episcopal Migration Ministries, 815 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10017.


 


 

As a thank you for your donation of $250 or more, you will receive a 24" x 36" print of the iconic 1930's Diocese of Southern Ohio poster.
For donations of $100 or more, you will receive as our thank you an 11" x 17" print.



   

   
     Host a Stand to Support Refugees Sunday at Your Church

 

  

      Thank you for standing with Episcopal Migration Ministries and with refugees in this time of crisis and challenge.

      We need your help to ensure refugees are welcomed to a place of safety and opportunity. Join in the work to care for and welcome
      our newest neighbors and advocate for refugees at home and abroad.

      Share information about refugees and Episcopal Migration Ministries in your church through a Stand to Support Refugees Sunday.
      Need something you don’t see below? Please let us know and we will be in touch shortly.

 

 

      Letter to Clergy and Lay Leaders about Stand to Support Refugees Sunday

 

   

       Sample Church Announcements

 

    Short “Blurb” for Your Church Bulletin or Newsletter
    Sample “Script” for Announcements During a Worship Service or Coffee Hour
    Prayers of the People


      Graphics

      Episcopal Migration Ministries Logos - Square & Rectangle

 

                                      

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        Stand to Support Refugees Logo

 

          Download jpeg
          Download png

     

        Signage for Churches or Homes

 

        Design file for 21/2 ft x 4ft vinyl banner: Hi-res PDF

        Design file for 18" x 27" yard sign: Hi-res PDF

        We recommend VistaPrint or local print shops to produce these signs.


 

 
  Download 8.5 x 5.5 Church Bulletin (with bleeds)
  Download 8.5 x 5.5 Church Bulletin (without bleeds)
       
       Download 8.5 x 11 Church Bulletin (with bleeds)
       Download 8.5 x 11 Church Bulletin (without bleeds)
   

 
 Download 8.5 x 11 Poster (with bleeds)
 Download 8.5 x 11 Poster (without bleeds)
     
 
       Download 11 x 17 Poster (with bleeds)
       Download 11 x 17 Poster (without bleeds)