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NEW: Order of Service for Epiphany Lessons and Carols
Epiphany is the climax of the Christmas season, when Christ is revealed to all peoples and nations. Invite newcomers in your community to a festive celebration that includes King's Cake, a procession of Kings, and a Service of Lessons and Carols.
Sanctuary Adult Bible Study
“Transformed Community: Freed and Empowered for Radical Welcome,” a six-session study, will be available soon, free through the web pages of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Lutheran Outdoor Ministries, and the ELCA/AMMPARO.
An Immigration Catechism (ELCA)
Who is my neighbor? How do we welcome the stranger? What does the Lord require?
LIRS invites you and your congregation to infuse new meaning into the phrase welcome the stranger. Join us in celebrating the resilience and courage of refugees and migrants in America — and in your own community!