20th June is World Refugee Day

An opportunity for churches worldwide to show support and solidarity with the world’s 68.5 million forcibly displaced men, women and children.

The United Nations declared June 20, World Refugee day. The Sunday before (14 June 2020) or immediately following (21 June 2020) is dedicated as Refugee Sunday to stand by all these people on the run. To help you to organise Refugee Sunday in your own church or congregation, a variety of resources are available.

Download free resources for World Refugee Sunday 2020.

On the occasion of World Refugee Sunday 2020, which will be commemorated on 14 or 21 June 2020, EEA has publishes a new edition of the position paper on refugees. Please find the resource here.

The Peace Between film is an excellent tool for honest reflection and discussion about how we all feel about displaced people in our communities. The film subtitles and accompanying discussion guide are available in about 20 different languages!

For more resources click here.

Use the official hashtags #WorldRefugeeSunday and #RefugeeHighway to share, encourage and inspire others.

“The Peace Between” Dialogue

MORE THAN A FILM – AN OPPORTUNITY TO OPEN DIALOGUE

Three countries. Six nationalities. One Film.

“The Peace Between” explores how unlikely friendships can begin and continue to grow. We meet three Europeans who have had displaced people come into their country and their lives.

The goal of this project is to help you provide an intentionally safe conversation space for people viewing the “The Peace Between” film. We developed supporting materials suitable for churches as well as student and community groups. Translations of the discussion guide and subtitles in 20 languages are in the process of being added.

Go to www.peacebetweendialogue.com and download the Discussion Event pakedge and get access to the film.

We believe that hope overcomes fear.

Together we can speak out, learn and make a difference. The Hope for Europe Refugee Campaign aims to combine Christians, churches, member- and specialist organizations to be the response to the asylum Crisis in Europe.

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