Radio Interview with Arrive Ministries


Arrive Ministries Radio Interview on Kinship Christian Radio Reporter Jay Rudolph interviews Bob Oehrig, Arrive Ministries’ Executive Director on April 27 & 28, 2017 Radio Segment – Thursday April 27, 2017 Radio Segment – Friday April 28, 2017  

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Christians and Muslims Partner in Largest Mobile Food Packing Event

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6.2 million people in Somalia are in desperate need of food and water, that’s more than half of the country’s entire population. The United Nations is calling the famine in East Africa the largest humanitarian crisis in recent history. But a collaboration of faith-based communities in Minnesota […]

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News Story About Refugee Resettlement in the Twin Cities and Arrive Ministries’ Work


A KSTP-TV (ABC) news story about refugee resettlement in the Twin Cities and Arrive Ministries’ work.  They featured one of our new friends, from a refugee camp in Ethiopia, who we welcomed two days before Christmas.   Watch KSTP-TV News Story: 2,500 New Refugees Will Call Minnesota Home […]

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Insanity of God Conference


This two-day conference with Nik and Ruth Ripken is designed to equip ministry leaders, practitioners, and those preparing for cross-cultural ministry to develop a Biblical missiology of suffering. The conference will also provide guidance for planting churches and discipleship ministries in environments where persecution is likely. February […]

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Churches Responding to the Global Refugee Crisis

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Resources for Responding to the Global Refugee Crisis  Last month 170 gathered in the Twin Cities for a stimulating and informative presentation on the global refugee crisis given by Matthew Soerens, author of the just-released book “Seeking Refuge on the Shores of the Refugee Crisis.”  The seminar was […]

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When God is With You… You Can Have Anything

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The gangs of El Salvador have plagued the Central American country with gang warfare. These gangs are constantly seeking to recruit young men and women, forcibly if necessary. That was the fearful existence of 19-year-old Eduardo. “Eduardo’s life was threatened directly by gang members. He’s had family […]

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Watch Executive Director Bob Oehrig’s Q Commons Talk

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Bob Oehrig, Executive Director of Arrive Ministries’ Q Commons Minneapolis Talk on March 3, 2016

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Volunteers Stitching Warmth for Thousands of Refugees

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2,000 Quilts and Counting If you ask Carol Hagstrom why she has sewn more than 2,000 quilts for refugees resettling in Minnesota, her answer is very matter-of-fact. “I just want to take care of people and this is something I can do,” said Carol. Even though Carol […]

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Understanding Refugees 98.5 KTIS Radio Conversation

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Listen to Director of Refugee Arrival Services, Michelle Eberhard’s conversation on 98.5 KTIS AM and FM on January 2, 2016. KTIS radio interviewed Michelle about understanding refugees on their Community Spotlight program. Read more about Michelle’s trip to Kakuma refugee camp in late 2015.

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Temporary Permanence, Living in Kakuma Refugee Camp

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To get a better understanding of what our refugee friends’ lives look like in the refugee camp, in November 2015, two Arrive Ministries staff members spent two weeks in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Northwest Kenya. Michelle Eberhard, the Director of Arrival Services writes about the contradictory ways of […]

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About Arrive Ministries

Arrive Ministries provides Refugee Reception and Placement Services, Refugee Employment Services, Refugee Cash Assistance, Immigration Legal Services, ESL classes and tutoring, community development programs and other outreach services unique to various refugee populations and their needs and challenges.

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