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Are You Ready for the Deep Dive?

At IAFR we believe God is calling the Church to actively engage with those who find themselves fleeing from hatred and violence around the world. We want to leverage our ministry experience and internal resources to help people love their refugee and asylum-seeker neighbors in life-giving and sustainable ways.

If you would like to deepen your understanding of the issues of forced displacement and be equipped to develop or strengthen a refugee ministry in your context, please consider joining us January 16-20, 2020, for our "Refugee Ministry Foundations" training. This in-person training intensive will be held in Farmington, Minnesota (45 minutes from Minneapolis/St. Paul). Both those with prior experience and those with no prior refugee ministry experience are most welcome.

More details and registration information are available here.


What can I do?

Have you ever wondered what you can do when it comes to helping refugees in the world? We are going to explore some answers to that question during our upcoming FREE webinar! Information and registration below.

Date: 21 November 2019
Time: 1:00 PM CST (UTC -6 / Chicago time)
Theme: Is There Anything We Can Do? Responding to the Issue of Forced Displacement
Location: Online
Registration: Click here to register now!

Details:  When faced with the massive scale of an issue like forced migration today, many of us feel understandably overwhelmed. What is it that a church or an individual can do that would really make a meaningful difference in the midst of such suffering? What do we have to offer?

Join us for a webinar about responding to the needs of people fleeing humanitarian disasters. We will use IAFR's model of the 'Continuum of Response' to think about the kinds of help that are useful and how those needs intersect with the strength of local churches."


Come join us on Nov. 15th!

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Come celebrate the first 10 years of IAFR ministry!

When? 15 November 2019
Time? 5:30 - 8:30 PM
Where? Paikka, St. Paul, MN
Cost? $35/per person

You've invested in the ministry of IAFR through your encouragement, prayers, donations and time - so we want to thank you and invite you to celebrate our first 10 years of helping people survive and recover from forced displacement!

While the challenges and needs are often overwhelming, we are making a real difference in the lives of refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced people. There is much to celebrate! We hope you'll bring a friend (or two or three...).

While this is not a fundraiser, there will be an opportunity for those who desire to make a special donation to the work of IAFR.

Click here to RSVP now!

Registration open now until 12 Nov 2019!
Registration closes 31 Oct 2019

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