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Podcast by Episcopal Migration Ministries

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Podcast by Episcopal Migration Ministries

    Repairing the Breach: Building Beloved Community Through Welcome

    Repairing the Breach: Building Beloved Community Through Welcome

    Today’s episode features a recording from the June 10 panel discussion hosted by EMM. The discussion highlighted the work to rebuild the refugee resettlement program, perspectives from different faith traditions and practitioners, and the role of community support in providing welcome and integration to newly arrived refugees.

    The 90-minute event included a moderated panel discussion, followed by a question and answer session, with the following guests:

    - The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church
    - Demetrio Alvero , Director of Operations for Episcopal Migration Ministries
    - Dr. Heval Kelli, Cardiologist, co-founder and president of the Kurdish American Medical Association, and former refugee
    - Larry Bartlett, Director of the Office of Refugee Admissions, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, U.S. Department of State

    Follow us on FB, Twitter, and Instagram where we are emmrefugees.

    Join in the ministry of welcome by making a gift to Episcopal Migration Ministries. No gift is too small, and all gifts are used to support and grow our work resettling refugees, supporting asylum seekers, and creating welcoming communities for all of our immigrant siblings. Visit episcopalmigrationministries.org/give or text HOMETOWN to 91999.

    Our theme song composer is Abraham Mwinda Ikando. Find his music at abrahammwinda.bandcamp.com

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Welcoming our Newest Neighbors

    Welcoming our Newest Neighbors

    Today's episode features a recording of the June 1 webinar hosted by Episcopal Migration Ministries and The Episcopal Church's Office of Government Relations - Welcoming our Newest Neighbors: How Americans and the Episcopal Church Integrate Refugees into Their Communities.
    The event featured the following experts:
    • Jessica Darrow, Assistant Instructional Professor, the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice, University of Chicago
    • Drocella Mugorewera, Executive Director of Bridge Refugee Services
    • Rachel Peric, Executive Director, Welcoming America

    Follow us on FB, Twitter, and Instagram where we are emmrefugees.

    Join in the ministry of welcome by making a gift to Episcopal Migration Ministries. No gift is too small, and all gifts are used to support and grow our work resettling refugees, supporting asylum seekers, and creating welcoming communities for all of our immigrant siblings. Visit episcopalmigrationministries.org/give or text HOMETOWN to 91999.

    Our theme song composer is Abraham Mwinda Ikando. Find his music at abrahammwinda.bandcamp.com

    • 59 min
    Reflecting on The Geneva Convention: The State of Global Refugee Trends and Refugee Policy Today

    Reflecting on The Geneva Convention: The State of Global Refugee Trends and Refugee Policy Today

    Today's episode features the recording of Reflecting on The Geneva Convention: The State of Global Refugee Trends and Refugee Policy Today, a webinar from Episcopal Migration Ministries and The Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations. In addition to the Church’s migration ministry and policy staff, the event featured the following experts:

    • David FitzGerald, Professor, Gildred Chair in U.S.-Mexican Relations, and Co-Director, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, UCSD
    • Susan Fratzke, Senior Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute
    • Jana Mason, Senior External Relations Advisor, UNHCR
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    Hometown is a podcast from Episcopal Migration Ministries.

    Follow us on FB, Twitter, and Instagram where we are emmrefugees.

    Join in the ministry of welcome by making a gift to Episcopal Migration Ministries. No gift is too small, and all gifts are used to support and grow our work resettling refugees, supporting asylum seekers, and creating welcoming communities for all of our immigrant siblings. Visit episcopalmigrationministries.org/give or text HOMETOWN to 91999.

    Our theme song composer is Abraham Mwinda Ikando. Find his music at abrahammwinda.bandcamp.com

    • 1 hr 6 min
    A Christmas Reflection from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

    A Christmas Reflection from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

    Today’s reflection comes from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, the 27th and current presiding bishop and primate of The Episcopal Church.

    Follow us on FB, Twitter, and Instagram where we are emmrefugees.

    In this season of giving we invite you to make a gift to support the refugee and immigration ministries of The Episcopal Church through the work of Episcopal Migration Ministries.. Visit episcopalmigrationministries.org/give or text HOMETOWN to 91999.

    Our theme song composer is Abraham Mwinda Ikando. Find his music at https://abrahammwinda.bandcamp.com

    • 7 min
    Fourth Sunday of Advent: A Reflection from Ana Reza

    Fourth Sunday of Advent: A Reflection from Ana Reza

    Today’s episode features a reflection from Ana Reza, Bridge Chaplain at the Diocese of the Rio Grande, living in El Paso, Tx and working in Juarez, Mx. Ana works within one of the asylum shelters in Juarez, MX.

    Ana provides pastoral care and seeks and trains volunteers to go to the shelters and do a variety of activities from teaching to prayer. During COVID she is involved with EMM in building solidarity with other members of the community working along the border and with asylum seekers throughout the USA.

    Follow us on FB, Twitter, and Instagram where we are emmrefugees.

    In this season of giving we invite you to make a gift to support the refugee and immigration ministries of The Episcopal Church through the work of Episcopal Migration Ministries. Visit episcopalmigrationministries.org/give or text HOMETOWN to 91999.

    Our theme song composer is Abraham Mwinda Ikando. Find his music at https://abrahammwinda.bandcamp.com

    • 4 min
    Third Sunday of Advent: A Reflection from Thomas Diaz

    Third Sunday of Advent: A Reflection from Thomas Diaz

    Today’s episode is part of EMM’s weekly Advent reflections from our supporters and friends. Our reflection author is Thomas Diaz, a 5th generation Angeleno. Thomas is from the diocese of Los Angeles and his home parish is All Saints Church, Pasadena.

    Follow us on FB, Twitter, and Instagram where we are emmrefugees.

    In this season of giving we invite you to make a gift to support the refugee and immigration ministries of The Episcopal Church through the work of Episcopal Migration Ministries.. Visit episcopalmigrationministries.org/give or text HOMETOWN to 91999.

    Our theme song composer is Abraham Mwinda Ikando. Find his music at https://abrahammwinda.bandcamp.com

    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Acmstebbing ,

Great podcast!

Now I can stay in touch with what is happening in refugee resettlement AND catch up with The Good Book Club!
Really enjoy the podcast, the stories, the reflections, and the history. Good job!

C. M. Six ,

Excellent!

Extraordinary podcasting, bringing the stories going on all around me directly into my home. The work Episcopal Migration Ministries undertakes is that of the Gospel: gathering, inviting, visiting, telling, committing to doing the work God has given us to do. Well done!

Episcopal girl ,

Great podcast

Great work! Love the podcast, especially how you are bringing together refugee work and our Baptismal call as Christians to welcome all people. Thank you for putting this together. I look forward to new episodes!

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