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Partnerships of Hope – Working Together for Refugees

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

‘Partnerships of Hope: Working together for refugees’ will provide information and training; space for sharing and encouragement among people already engaged in supporting refugees; and a chance to find out about opportunities to get involved for people who are interested but not yet engaged.

If you’re already supporting refugees … or thinking about it … or just interested, please join in!

Registration essential. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/partnerships-of-hope-working-together-for-refugees-tickets-44083129828

Programme

10:00 Arrivals and registration

10:15 Introductions and “Setting the Scene”

11: 00 Panel of groups sharing experiences:

  • Churches in Bicester Refugee Support Group
    Blackfriars Community Sponsorship Group
    Brightwell Supporting Refugees
    Wycombe Refugee Partnership

12:00 Refugees Reflect

12:30 Lunch – food from around the world (suggested donation £5 on the day) – and Marketplace:

Explore opportunities with the groups above and:

  • Asylum Welcome
    Christian Aid
    Citizens UK
    Connection Support
    Red Cross
    Refugee Resource
    Refugees Welcome in Milton Keynes
    Sanctuary Hosting
    … and other Thames Valley initiatives

1:30 Workshops (2 sessions)

  • Sponsor Refugees (Citizens UK): Introduction to Community Sponsorship
    Effective Communications and Working with Media (training provided by Jillian Moody, journalist and media trainer)
    Statutory provision for refugees in the UK
    Engaging your church (session 1)
    Engaging your community (session 2)

3:30 Plenary

4:00 Close

Free to attend, with suggested donation of £5 for lunch.

 

 

A CCOW Featured Event

Organizer

Christian Concern for One World

Venue

New Road Baptist Church
Bonn Square
Oxford, OX1 1LQ United Kingdom
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Organizer

Christian Concern for One World

Venue

New Road Baptist Church
Bonn Square
Oxford, OX1 1LQ United Kingdom
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