Refugee and Immigrant Support
asylum seekers and migrants lined up for food distributions

In Panama, the Rio Abajo Church of the Nazarene created a compassionate outreach in the fall of 2022 called “Love in Action”. Their purpose was to serve the asylum-seeking and migrant population traveling throughout the country.

people moving through a train station in Poland

Teanna Sunberg, a missionary with the Church of the Nazarene who serves, along with her husband Jay, as the Field Strategy Coordinator team in Central Europe, has been leading the Nazarene response to Ukrainian refugees at the Polish-Ukrainian border since the war in Ukraine started last February. 

Today, read about a boy and his father who connected with caring Nazarene volunteers while living in a refugee camp in Serbia. The Courage for the Journey project cares for adults and children living as refugees across several European countries. 

Missed the first two parts of this series? Read it now here and here.

How can people of faith show compassion to refugees and immigrants?  

A resource from the Nazarene Publishing House for Sunday Schools and Small Groups.

A resource from the Nazarene Publishing House for Sunday Schools and Small Groups.

Simple ways to connect with and meet immigrants and refugees around you. 

This handout is designed for to use in your congregation’s Sunday morning services, small group meetings, or Sunday school classes throughout the year.  

In light of increasing numbers of displaced people due to conflict, natural disasters, and lack of access to basic human rights, this toolkit has been created to help churches think through appropriate church-based responses.