A Story of Somali Hospitality

The very first student who walked through our doors and took our class on Lake Street was a confident, assertive and strong woman, named Esther (not her real name for the sake of privacy) that I nicknamed “the lioness”. Some years later I was invited to speak

Read more

Great Advice for Volunteer English Tutors

Great advice for anyone interested in joining a Good Neighbor Team or teaching English to refugees from Liz, one of our volunteer tutors and Good Neighbors:  Don’t be afraid. It doesn’t take a professional to teach English. There are many resources, including gaining wisdom by talking to those who

Read more

Staffing Update at SALT

This winter we will be celebrating SALT Director Mike Neterer’s transition to a new ministry opportunity, an international organization focusing on language development opportunities in Somalia. As the founder and Director of SALT for 18 years, Mike developed this relationship-based program that has served the local Somali

Read more

News Mentions

Mentions of Arrive Ministries in local media outlets about the work we do to resettle and welcome our refugee neighbors.       11/12/22 on KTIS and Faith FM Radio Community Spotlight       3/22/22 on The Paul and Jordana Show on WCCO Radio How to

Read more

How You Can Respond to the Afghan Refugee Crisis

  As former Afghan interpreters, security personnel, and their families are arriving in the Twin Cities over the next few months, Arrive Ministries is providing apartments, jobs, and basic household items for at least 125 Afghan refugees.  Here's how you can welcome and support Afghan families thatRead more

Forced Displacement in 2020 – UNHCR Global Trends

How many refugees are there around the world? 2020 data obtained from UNHCR At least 82.4 million people around the world have been forced to flee their homes at the end of 2020 as a result of persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violations and events seriously disturbing public

Read more

Map of the Refugee Highway

International Association for Refugees (IAFR) designed a stunning and informative poster to raise awareness about the realities of the Refugee Highway and of our mandate to love the alien as we love ourselves. ‍ Download a standard resolution version of the poster for churches, class rooms, dorm

Read more