Entries by Joanna Schuder

Refugee Support Newsletter – September 2019

Sign up here to receive our Refugee Support Newsletter by email once every three months ‘Responding to the Changing Landscape for Refugees’ News from local groups Resources Actions Upcoming events ‘Responding to the Changing Landscape for Refugees’ – Saturday 5 October, 9:30 to 4, Wesley Memorial Church, Oxford It’s not long till our big event […]

Refugee Support Newsletter – March 2019

  Resource for Prayer and Reflection News from Local Groups Resources Actions Upcoming Events Resource for Prayer and Reflection A new resource for churches is now available on CCOW’s Refugees and Forced Migration webpage. With the kind permission of the Reverend Ben Kautzer, we have full materials for a prayer service, including prayer stations, a liturgy, reflections, and […]

Refugee Support Newsletter – December 2018

  Time of Reflection – Saturday 26th January 2019 News from Local Groups Resources Actions Upcoming events Time of Reflection – Saturday 26th January 2019 – Oxford CCOW would like to offer you this opportunity to take time out from the everyday bustle and reflect on the situation of refugees and our response as Christians. […]

Case Study: Blackfriars Community Sponsorship Group

Blackfriars Community Sponsorship Group Blackfriars Refugee Aid, an initiative of the Family Mass congregation at Blackfriars Roman Catholic Dominican Priory in Oxford, was one of the first groups in the Thames Valley to take on Full Community Sponsorship of a refugee family and has found it an extremely positive experience. Full Community Sponsorship was launched […]

What can I do to support refugees? – Information for churches in Oxford

Material Support Fundraise for a local refugee support group or charity Hold a concert, sale, tea dance, quiz night … (the possibilities are endless) or take part in a sponsored challenge event, with the proceeds going to a local charity or group supporting refugees, e.g. Asylum Welcome, Refugee Resource, or Sanctuary Hosting. Ask for the […]

Refugee Support Newsletter – September 2018

Communications Event Resources News from Local Groups Upcoming events and actions Communications Event Would your group or organisation like to do some joint thinking about strategic communications, both among ourselves and externally? Then please join us on Thursday, 11th October, 9.30am – 12.30pm, at Wesley Memorial Church, Oxford, for a session led by media consultant […]

Refugee Week, Working Together for Refugees, Sharing the Journey of Migrants and Refugees: 17 to 23 June

In this email: Refugee Week  Working Together for Refugees Sharing the Journey of Migrants and Refugees One theme of this week’s Revised Common Lectionary readings is God’s use of what is seemingly small and insignificant to do great things for God’s Kingdom. It’s a reminder that all of us, however apparently small or great, are made in […]

Refugee Support Newsletter – June 2018

In this newsletter ‘Partnerships of Hope’ Follow-Up News from local groups New developments Resources Upcoming events and actions ‘Partnerships of Hope’ Follow-Up On Saturday 21st April 2018, CCOW organised ‘Partnerships of Hope – Working Together for Refugees’ at New Road Baptist Church in Oxford. There was an extremely positive atmosphere as people learned from one another, […]