Jun 07

It’s All About Giving Opportunities

Felipe* had dreams and plans for his life like anyone in his native Colombia. He dreamed of being a doctor and deepening his knowledge in this field. These dreams were abruptly ended when an armed group entered his community demanding support from everyone for their presence in the territory. He knew that if he did …

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May 31

EMERGENCY: Floods in Sri Lanka

ADRA is responding to massive flooding in Sri Lanka that has left 193 dead, 94 missing, and around 100,000 displaced from their homes. The flooding follows Cyclone Mora, which has now also hit the countries of Bangladesh and India. In Sri Lanka, ADRA is working with partners to distribute emergency food rations, which includes flour, rice, …

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May 23

Materials: World Refugee Sabbath and World Refugee Day

World Refugee Sabbath is June 17 and World Refugee Day is Tuesday, June 20. There are plenty of ways that your church (or just you!) can show your support. Do you want to share a message of compassion on World Refugee Sabbath at your church? You can download sermon notes here: Sermon Notes_Refugee Sabbath 2017_ADRA You can also …

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May 23

Philip’s New Home

Meet Philip (in the red hat) and his siblings. They are from South Sudan, but violence forced them to flee to Uganda. In this video, they take us on a tour of the space they now call home. Violence erupted in Philip’s community in December, forcing him and his brothers and sisters from their home. …

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May 22

Five Ways You Can Join Us in Helping Refugees

Host a Refugee Sabbath at your church. June 17, 2017 is World Refugee Sabbath, but you can host one any time. Here are some materials to get you started. You can also find daily prayers at www.prayforrefugees.com June 14-20. The prayers will remain on the site after June 20, forming a 7-day prayer guide you …

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