Soon after the wise men's gifts were opened at the manger where the star had led them, dream warnings began to come for how to escape the wrath of Herod. The Wise Men returned another way, and the Holy Family fled to Egypt; not unlike the journeys millions of refugees are taking to seek safety today. Here's how you can remember and honor the journeys of Jesus' family, and refugees, following Epiphany and onward:
SEE THIS SERMON
HERE on Epiphany and refugees, by Rev. Phil Miller, Disciples clergy serving in Greensboro, N.C.
RAISE FAITH VOICES IN PRAYER
for refugees this Wednesday, as the US Court in Greenbelt, Md. hears the case of three faith resettlement agencies against last Fall's Executive Order requiring all states/localities to submit letters in order to resettle refugees. See the
Press Release HERE
to plan prayers and a vigil of your own.
CONTACT YOUR STATE/LOCAL LEADERS
to see if they've not already submitted their agreement to resettle--due the middle of January! Here are the 10 states still remaining:
Alabama Florida Georgia Hawaii Mississippi New York South Carolina Texas Vermont W