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Welcoming the Stranger: How can Christians respond to refugees and migrants?

May 16, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

As Christians we are called to offer hospitality to migrants and refugees. But what does this mean in practice,? Are there ways we can embody hospitality which both serve those close at hand and reach out to those at a distance? And how much are we called to give – as ourselves … as a community … as a nation?

As we seek to welcome those from beyond our borders how should Christians understand borders? Do they serve a temporary or ultimate good or should they be abolished to allow people to move freely across the earth?

Knowing that our Christian faith calls us to care for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, how can we effectively get involved? How might our involvement and care be distinctively Christian?

On Monday 16th May at 7.30pm in Oxford CCOW will host an evening for churches and Christians to go beyond the headlines and consider what a Christian response to migrants and refugees might look like. With the help of our speakers Dr Cathy Ross, Dr Rob Heimburger and The Very Revd Bob Wilkes we hope to explore many of the questions above as well as giving extended to time to hear from attendees and address your own questions. Please register for free, we would love to have you join us!

Contact bethan@ccow.org.uk with any questions or for more details.

Organizer

CCOW
Phone:
01235 851763
Website:
https://www.ccow.org.uk

Venue

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

CCOW
Phone:
01235 851763
Website:
https://www.ccow.org.uk

Venue

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