Respond to current and ongoing disasters and Afghan Refugee needs. As followers of Jesus, we are called to care for our neighbors. Here are practical ways you can give to those in great need in this season.
Chamblee UMC is situated in the midst of a diverse city with 34% of the population having been born outside of the United States. As United Methodists and as Christians part of our witness is to offer love and hospitality to the sojourner and to seek unity in our common call to follow Christ. You are invited to join Chamblee UMC for a four-session exploration of immigration and faith in partnership with El Refugio.
New American Pathways is an Atlanta-based nonprofit with the mission of Helping Refugees and Georgia Thrive. Our vision is for new Americans in metro Atlanta to become successful, contributing, and welcomed members of Georgia’s communities. We fulfill our goals by offering the most comprehensive, fully integrated continuum of services targeted to meet the specific needs of refugees and other immigrants in Georgia.
Our services support new Americans on their individual pathways from arrival through citizenship with programs that focus on four key milestones along the pathway – Safety & Stability, Self-Sufficiency, Success, and Service. Programs work in concert to guide new Americans on their individual pathways to long-term success.
The Refugee Resettlement Task Force is charged with discovering and providing to churches in the conference the resources necessary to help refugees find housing and support for acquiring the basic necessities of life as new residents. We work directly with New American Pathways and local congregations to embody a ministry of hospitality and community engagement.
ERT training and deployment
Disaster Response Teams working through The United Methodist Church are known for arriving early and being among the last to leave in times of disaster. By coordinating with local and national response organizations and following established protocols, the United Methodist connection is effective and useful. To learn more about upcoming ERT training, check https://www.ngumc.org/disasterresponseministry
Possible future mission teams