There are many ways for your congregation to get involved:
- Sign up for our immigration updates.
- Pick up free copies of the NC Council of Churches’ new Bible study: “Becoming the Church Together.”
- Host a community dialogue event that focuses on immigration (visit www.unitingnc.org to learn more).
- Host a film screening, such as Gospel Without Borders, to learn more about people who are affected by immigration.
- Teach a Sunday-school or small group class on immigration.
Connecting with Immigrants
- Form a congregational or community partnership with a local Latino center, immigrant rights group, or other similar organization.
- Participate in the new “Neighbors Together” dinner-dialogue program by the NC Council of Churches.
- Volunteer to teach English as a Second Language classes.
- Attend worship at a congregation with immigrants in your community.
- Sponsor a refugee family through a local refugee resettlement organization.
Standing with Immigrants
- Join the NC Sanctuary Movement by signing the statement.
- Join the NC Religious Coalition for Justice for Immigrants by signing our statement.
- Contact national political leaders to express support for comprehensive immigration reform and opposition to enforcement-only measures.
- Meet with members of state and local governments to express support for measures including access to higher education, drivers’ licenses, and opposition to anti-immigrant legislation.
- Oppose the implementation of 287(g), “Secure Communities,” and other local enforcement of federal immigration laws.