Ukraine Front Line Report

Ukraine Front Line Report from Tom Albinson, Founder and President of International Association For Refugees (IAFR) based in Richfield, MN. Tom travelled to Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine from March 21 – 28, 2022 and shared an update with Arrive Ministries staff.   I went because I knew

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Preparing to Welcome Ukrainian Refugees

Your prayers and compassion for this current conflict in Ukraine are meaningful. Currently Arrive Ministries is providing services to a record number of refugees and Afghan evacuees who have already arrived this year. As we anticipate resettling more families, including Ukrainian arrivals, we ask for the following

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Welcome Tee Proceeds Benefit Arrive Ministries

Show you support your refugee neighbors!     Buy now – our premium Welcome tees are only available for purchase until April 30, 2022. All net sale proceeds go to Arrive Ministries. Unisex crew and V-neck t-shirts are only $22 in sizes XS-XXXL. During the checkout process,

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Arrive Ministries Opens a Willmar Site

Opening of Willmar Arrive Ministries Site We are very excited to share with you the opening of Willmar Arrive Ministries. With an official site in Willmar, we hope to expand the ways we can be a blessing to our neighbors, create opportunities for cross-cultural friendships, and carry

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Sharing Language Skills in Somali and Pashto

In January dozens of tutoring volunteers gathered to learn two different languages – Somali and Pashto. In the past, our Connect training focused on learning Somali to build deeper connections with our Somali neighbors. This year, due to the growing number of Afghans we have welcomed to

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Hospitality for the Stranger

God’s heart has always been for the foreigners, the aliens and the immigrants, but our human tendency is usually to fear those who are different. Learning a little Greek can help compare and contrast the two approaches to outsiders: xenophobia: fear of the stranger and xenophilia: hospitality

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