Better Together: Three Episcopal Churches Circle Up in Tri-Parish Sponsor Circle

Hometown: EMM
Hometown: EMM
Better Together: Three Episcopal Churches Circle Up in Tri-Parish Sponsor Circle
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Better Together: Three Episcopal Churches Circle Up in Tri-Parish Sponsor Circle

Hometown: EMM
Hometown: EMM
Better Together: Three Episcopal Churches Circle Up in Tri-Parish Sponsor Circle
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In this episode of HomeTown, we speak with members of Neighbor to Neighbor’s own Tri-Parish Sponsor Circle team. This Sponsor Circle consists of three Episcopal parishes who have teamed up together with EMM’s Neighbor to Neighbor program to do the critical work of welcome with individuals arriving in their communities. I speak with Embry Howell and Rev. Julianne Buenting from All Souls Episcopal Church in Washington D.C., Jess Sanchez and Lacy Broemel from St. John’s Episcopal Church in Lafayette Square, Washington D.C., and Dana Martin from St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Arlington, VA about their process, experience, and call to this critical work of welcome.

Our Neighbor to Neighbor program is an official Sponsor Circle Umbrella under the Sponsor Circle Program for Afghans! **We are in urgent need of sponsor circles to support the move of Afghan newcomers into welcoming communities. You can play a critical role. To learn how you can be a community sponsor, visit https://dfms.formstack.com/forms/initial_congregation_interest_form

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To support the ministry of welcome, you can make a gift to Episcopal Migration Ministries. With your help, we will continue to welcome and resettle refugees in communities across the country, offer support to asylum seekers, and create beloved community for all of our immigrant siblings. Visit episcopalmigrationministries.org/give or text HOMETOWN to 91999.

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