World Refugee Week June 12-16, 2023

Moved to Engage

Prayer Summit

Join us for a time of prayer.

June 20th at 9:00am MST / 11:00am EST

Click here to Register. 


Inspiring Stories

We'll be populating this space with daily stories from June 10-14. Thanks for following along with us!

Day 1: A Call to Compassionate Action, an introduction to this week's theme and the global context of those forcibly displaced. 

Day 2: An Invitation In, a conversation with David Benjamin (WP Church Engagement Facilitator), and prayer requests for engaging with the newcomers in our midst. 

Day 3: Enduring Faithfulness, read and consider the story of *Elizabeth, a recently arrived refugee to Canada whose sponsorship was supported by one of our EMCC churches. 

Day 4: Collective Impact, celebrate the partnership EMCC has had with The Alliance Canada over the last 8 years of refugee sponsorship. 

Day 5: The Next Moveconsidering ways to engage out of this week's stories, and opportunities to learn and pray on World Refugee Day. 


Additional Resources

EMCC's Sponsorship Overview 


Prayer Guide

UNHCR Link to World Refugee Day 

Panel Discussion: Welcoming the Newcomer in Our Midst

A Look Back at Prior Years' stories

"Ready to Share" Theme

"Fitted Together" Theme

"In Step" Theme