At St. Dunstan’s we believe that part of a life of faith is sharing what we have, and working for justice for all God’s people.

Refugee Ministry

St. Dunstan’s is sponsoring a refugee family already in the U.S. by working with an agency, New American Pathways. We have met with the family to determine their needs and have begun working with them, primarily with English tutoring.

This and That – 2/23

I heard yesterday from our contact at New American Pathways that although they have no new families of refugees scheduled for arrival in the immediate future, there are families who are already here and could use a sponsor. Only about 10 percent of the families who...

This and That – 2/16

Our matching gift campaign to raise money for refugee ministry has been a success. Parishioners offered to match up to $5,000 given to help refugees. To date we have received about $4,400, which means we now have a budget of $9,400 to use specifically to help refugees...

This and That – 1/27

Several of you have asked what we are going to do about sponsoring a refugee family given the events of this week. I have talked to a woman from New American Pathways, the refugee resettlement agency, and they are unsure what the future holds, or how quickly things...

This and That, Refugee Edition

Dear friends, We had an informative class last Sunday about sponsoring a family of refugees. Louisa Merchant, who runs the refugee ministry at All Saints, was a good source of information and will continue to be a resource to us as we move forward. I also want to...

The Cries of Ramah

Epiphany 2A There were signs telling them change was coming. First was a large, brilliant star, almost as bright as the sun as it streaked south across the night sky. Next came the birds, thousands of them, big and black, of a kind never before seen in the village,...

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