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CoB Action Alert: President slashes number of refugees admitted to U.S.

The Church of the Brethren Office of Peacebuilding and Policy is calling on members to advocate for refugees fleeing from violence, persecution and other crises.

Though global refugees number 26 million, the most since WWII, the Trump administration is cutting the number who are allowed to settle in the United States. In 2016, the annual cap was 85,000. Since then, it’s been reduced to record lows: 45,000, then 33,000. In September, the President set the 2020 cap at 18,000, and some in the administration want it set to zero.

The Church of the Brethren Statement on Undocumented Persons and Refugees in the United States urges the nation to be more responsive to the many conditions leading people to flee their homes, and calls upon church members to…

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Back to our regular schedule…Sunday School at 9:30 am – Worship at 10:40

From September through May, we meet on our regular Sunday schedule. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:30. Worship begins at 10:40. Fellowship time follows with refreshments, including freshly-ground fair-trade coffee.

In June, we’ll return to our summer schedule, but until then, please consider joining the adult Sunday School class which is studying Matthew Vines’ book, “God and the Gay Christian,” a study of the biblical case for same-sex relationships. This time is not designed for debate, but for sharing, learning and growing together. We don’t all have the exact-same theology or perspectives, but our congregation affirms full participation from LGBTQ members and friends and is committed to creating a safe and welcoming place for all.

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