Ministry Information

Over 1,000 refugees come to Arlington every year and most come from countries found in the 10/40 Window, the focus area of our missions program. Refugees often arrive in America with great excitement, but they face daily challenges as they adjust to a new culture. Settling into a different country can be a lonely experience, especially for those who miss family and friends. The following are ways that you can minister to refugees and make their transition smoother:

  • English-Language Conversation Partner
  • Tutoring children in their school assignments
  • Refugee Companion: Meet regularly to talk; extend hospitality; and help navigate experiences like using the Metro system, opening a bank account, and filling the gas tank at a self-serve station.


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Meeting Info

While we don’t have a regularly scheduled meeting time, our team gathers for special events. Join us at an upcoming event!

Upcoming Events
Refugee Outreach Day at Hartland Orchard & Farm

9:30 am – 1:00 pm


Refugee Ministry Volunteer Meeting

10:15 am – 11:30 am

Room 114

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Refugee Outreach Day

Join us on October 21 for a fun day at Hartland Orchard and Farms! Transportation is available.

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Get Involved

Interested in learning more about our refugee ministry? Need details about getting trained?

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Ethnic Embrace

Use this booklet as a starting point for you to reach out to the foreigners in your midst.

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