UN World Refugee Day

June 20, 2019

World Refugee Day, declared by the United Nations to be marked on June 20, is a call for communities around the world to work toward peace and security for all, remembering especially the millions of people who are displaced or forcibility uprooted from their homes.

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File World Refugee Day Prayer Service
A worship using the Exodus story of the Israelite refugees to highlight the sufferings of today's refugees, for World Refugee Day, June 20...
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File Jesus Was a Refugee
A poem/hymn text by John Wesley Oldham, Winnipeg.
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The United Church of Canada cares for refugees because we believe that sharing God’s love is our prime purpose. We believe that justice is the public face of God’s love, and work to share God’s love on a personal, local and global level. 

I see the face of God in refugees’ faces:...

Today, June 20, is World Refugee Day, and there are events scheduled in many different locations in Canada.

I wonder if those who began World Refugee Day could have imagined the state of...

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