The EMC asks its member churches to dedicate a special Sunday each year for migrants and refugees on a Sunday close to the 20th June, which is World Refugee Day. A different country provides the liturgy each year and for 2019 this has been produced by the Italian members of EMC. You can access it here and adapt it to suit your situation.
UMC Eurasia Youth Festival 2019 – “When God Calls”
Young people from various countries in the Baltics, Eurasia and Central Asia have been gathering together since 2005 to consider together God’s calling for their lives, to be inspired for ministry and to be equipped with practical ideas and knowledge. “When God Calls” took place in Saint- Petersburg in January 2019. Read more…
Priorities of the Fund for Mission in Europe (Word doc)
Greetings and blessings for the Advent Season.
After we have “met” for the second time with the Working Group on Refugee Ministries, I would like to send to you the first edition of our Newsletter. We share what’s happening in our continent in ministries with migrants who are arriving.
At EMC’s recent meeting in Ruse, Bulgaria, the plight of refugees coming to Europe was high on the agenda. The conversation continues and whatever assistance as can be provided will be, starting with a pastoral letter from the co-chairs of the Council, and a resource that may be useful when reflecting on the subject.