Thurs. Feb. 14
Time: 6:30- 8:00 p.m.
Location: Detwiler Auditorium,
Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community
“Refugees: Toward a Biblical Response
to a Human Crisis” ”
Jim Hershberger, former Director of Church World Service, Harrisonburg, VA
Synopsis: This presentation will focus on two areas. One will be the process of Refugee Resettlement in the US as outlined in US immigration law and the Cooperative Agreements that the Federal Government has with Agencies that resettle refugees. The second area is the role and opportunities for churches in this resettlement process.
Responders: Dorothy Jean
Weaver, Professor Emerita of New Testament, Eastern Mennonite
Vernon Jantzi, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, EMU and resident of VMRC