CBF coordinates ecumenical, nonpartisan ministry to immigrant caravan
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CBF coordinates ecumenical, nonpartisan ministry to immigrant caravan

By Marv Knox  Pastors and ministry leaders on both sides of the Mexico-United States border are gearing up to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the immigrant caravan that began in Latin America and now is marching through Mexico toward the United States. A coalition of churches on both sides of the border, including … Continue reading

CBF Advocacy Update: December
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CBF Advocacy Update: December

This update comes from the Advocacy Action Team for Immigrants and Refugees. Immigration DREAM Act The DACA program is set to expire on March 5, six months after it was rescinded. Advocates from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship have been part of a much larger community of businesses, law enforcement, faith leaders, educational institutions and legislators … Continue reading

Welcome House, Welcoming Home: CBF field personnel cultivate beloved community through welcoming refugees in North Carolina
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Welcome House, Welcoming Home: CBF field personnel cultivate beloved community through welcoming refugees in North Carolina

By Blake Tommey As the sun set over the Democratic Republic of Congo, Elias Isaiah Erick and his family settled into a customary evening at home. Suddenly, militia fighters burst in, attacked Erick and kidnapped his wife and children. Alone, and with no knowledge of his family’s whereabouts, Erick fled the swelling violence as the deadline … Continue reading