Study & Worship Materials

As a faith-based organization, EMM strives to create quality faith-based and other curricula and worship materials to teach, form, and equip faith communities and the wider community to welcome their newest neighbors with compassion, loving-kindness, and generosity of spirit.

  • EMM Refugee Advent Prayer Vigil – EMM offers a prayer vigil, modeled off a ‘Blue Christmas’ prayer service, to invite prayer and reflection on Advent themes in a world being transformed by forced migration. Download EMM Refugee Prayer Vigil PDF or Word doc.
  • Epiphany Bible Study – EMM offers Bible studies based on Epiphany readings for Revised Common Lectionary Years B & C, a Bible study based on the Gospel of John, and a Bible study based on the Gospel of Mark. All are adaptable for any time of year. Request the 2021 Epiphany Bible Study on the Gospel of Mark. 2020 Epiphany Bible Study on the Gospel of John. Request the 2019 Year C Curriculum. Request the 2018 Year B Curriculum.
  • Lenten Curriculum – In partnership with the Episcopal Asylum Ministry Network, EMM released a Lenten curriculum for teens and young adults.
  • Reflections on Stations of the Cross:  A digital booklet, available in English and Spanish, and a compilation of audio meditations are available for download.
  • Refugee Sunday Toolkit – EMM offers a comprehensive toolkit that guides congregations through the process of planning and hosting a Refugee Sunday, including tips for additional activities to welcome the wider community into this special day.
  • EMM Book Discussion Kits – We have an incredible opportunity to learn from the experiences of our immigrant siblings by reading their words and understanding their contexts. Episcopal Migration Ministries offers these book discussion kits as a way to empower local congregations, book clubs, and other groups to learn more about immigrant communities and individuals.
  • Hometown Podcast – Subscribe on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and Stitcher, and find episodes and additional material on our blog.
  • Prayers of the People for Refugees & Displaced People – These beautiful Prayers of the People were composed specially for Episcopal Migration Ministries.
  • Prayer for Refugees – from Church of the Mediator, Allentown, PA, Diocese of Bethlehem

Do you have study materials, prayers, or liturgies to share? Let us know!

Dr. Heval Kelli speaking at Love God, Love Neighbor Atlanta

“Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.”

– Hebrews 13:2