Since the launch of the Immigrants Are a Blessing Not a Burden campaign in November, 2015, this community has stepped up to change the conversation about immigrants. You pledged to speak out when you hear immigrants being talked about as burdens and committed to call on your members of congress to enact more just immigration laws. Still, we see anti-immigrant policies proposed and implemented and know this work is not complete. Many of you may be wondering where to go from here. That’s why we’re excited to invite you to be a Blessing Not Burden Partner!
Blessing Not Burden Partners is a project designed to empower small groups to walk with their congregations as they learn more about our broken immigration system and how it impacts the people God calls us to welcome and defend. Partners work to educate their congregations, help integrate the topic of immigration into worship, find their voice to speak to public officials about common sense immigration policy, and connect church members to local efforts and organizations working with immigrants.
If you are interested in helping your congregation engage this issue in a meaningful way, consider being a partner! Learn more about being a Blessing Not Burden Partners here.