For four consecutive Wednesdays (beginning May 26) SJRAISE (the Diocesan Commission on Immigration and Refugee Issues) is hosting a weekly 90-minute Bible Study (via Zoom, of course). Using No Longer Strangers, produced by Forward Movement, the Bible study will run from 6:30pm to 8:00pm, and will include a 25-minute presentation on issues related to the theme of that session.
Topics and speakers will include:
The Need for Protection - Allison Duval, Senior Manager for Church Relations & Engagement, Episcopal Migration Ministries
Reaching Out to those who are different - Bianca Dueñas, Immigration Staff Attorney, Director of San Joaquin Immigrant Empowerment Project
Migration - Bishop David Rice
Talking and Acting around Migration/Immigration Issue - Lety Valencia, Co-Director of Organizing, Faith in the Valley, and the Reverend Julie Kelly
To register for the No Longer Strangers bible study, contact
The Rev. Cn. Anna Carmichael