WORLD REFUGEE SUNDAY

18 + 25 June 2017

Resources

Designed to help your local church observe World Refugee Sunday
Click on a title below to learn more about each resource

Map of the Refugee Highway

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IAFR designed this stunning and informative poster to raise awareness about the realities of the Refugee Highway and of our mandate to love the alien as we love ourselves. Perfect for churches, class rooms, dorm rooms and the office.

Download the companion DISCUSSION GUIDE to help you unpack the map. CREDITS AND SOURCE INFORMATION are also available.

Visit the IAFR Toolbox to download a high resolution map for high quality printing.

Refugee Realities FAQ

Be well informed. Discover the answers to frequently asked questions about refugee realities in the world today.
  • How many forcibly displaced people (FDP) are in the world?
  • How many refugees are in the world?
  • What countries host the most refugees?
  • How many refugees are children?
  • ...and much more
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Video: Introduction to the Refugee Highway

Introduction to the Refugee Highway (2016) from IAFR on Vimeo

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Refugees in the Bible

From beginning to end, Scripture is filled with stories of forcibly displaced people. This handout lists some well-known people in the Bible that spent time on the Refugee Highway. Explore and discuss biblical passages telling stories of forcible displacement.

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A Prayer for Refugees



Click the image to download this Prayer for Refugees for digital projection. Click here to download a high quality version for printing (10 MB).

10 Ways We Can Help Refugees

Everyone can make a difference in the life of a refugee. But it isn't always easy to know where to begin. This 2 page resource is written with this in mind and offers 10 ways to consider getting started. Each suggestion includes a brief description.

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Video: Interview with a Refugee Pastor

Pastor Olivier - Dzaleka refugee camp from IAFR on Vimeo

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Why Christians Care About Refugees

This 1 page resource presents compelling biblical reasons why Christians need to be concerned about refugees in the world. Excerpt:

"From the divine banishment of Adam and Eve out of the Garden of Eden (Genesis 3:23,24) to the final book of the Bible penned by John while in exile on the island of Patmos, stories of forced displacement run throughout Scripture."

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Helpful Links

More Resources Available in the IAFR Toolbox!

Ministry Resources

Map of the Highway

Current refugee realities along with biblical perspective all rolled up into a beautiful poster. Free download.

IAFR Multi-media

Eye-opening presentations and videos designed to introduce current refugee realities and offer biblical perspective.

IAFR Publications

Precise and thought provoking perspectives concerning current refugee realities and contemporary issues.

Other Resources

Helpful links to information and resources related to forcibly displaced people.

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