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Episcopal Migration Ministries offers a new resource, Supporting Asylum Seekers: A Toolkit for Congregations

October 16, 2019
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Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM) is offering a new resource for individuals and congregations who wish to welcome and support asylum seekers. Supporting Asylum Seekers: A Toolkit for Congregations is a free resource designed for congregations interested in supporting people seeking asylum.

“Welcoming our neighbors as we would welcome Christ is not a political issue; it is an issue of our identity as followers of Jesus, as members of the Episcopal branch of the Jesus movement, and as people who made promises at our baptisms,” said Allison Duvall, manager for church relations and engagement for EMM.

The toolkit will be updated as new resources, case studies, and information become available.

Click here to request Supporting Asylum Seekers: A Toolkit for Congregations. The toolkit and additional information and resources will be emailed to you.

Episcopal Migration Ministries is a ministry of The Episcopal Church and is one of nine national agencies responsible for resettling refugees in the United States in partnership with the government. Episcopal Migration Ministries currently has 13 affiliate offices in 11 states. To directly support EMM and its life-changing work, visit or text ‘EMM’ to 41444 (standard messaging and data rates may apply).