Over the next few months, we are delivering free, online training sessions to equip your church as you serve refugees through the coronavirus pandemic. These sessions are available to all church members who are in contact with refugees and asylum seekers, helping you to think through some of the key issues facing us at this time.
Click here to sign up today. The Welcome Churches team will be in touch with the details of the call.
All our training will be conducted via Zoom video link.
Monday 18th May: Communicating across cultures during Coronavirus
When contact is distant, communicating cross-culturally can become even more difficult than it is face-to-face! In this webinar, we will look at what the key things are to look out for in order to make sure that refugees you know still know you are there for them.
Thursday 18th June: Covid-19 – what has changed for refugees and our church?
The last few months have completely changed our communities, our churches and our outreach; will life ever be the same again! In this session we will look at the challenges and opportunities that Covid-19 has given our refugee ministries. Make sure we can learn from the impact of Covid19 to serve and welcome more refugees in the future.
Wednesday 22nd July: Rebuilding your team after lockdown
As we look ahead to the rest of 2020 you will want to rebuild your team to serve and welcome more refugees again. Will you have the same team as before Coronavirus or will your team look completely different? How will you make sure your team is equipped again to welcome refugees to your community? Join us to look at these important issues to make sure that you can welcome more refugees to your community in the rest of 2020.
Farsi support calls
We will also be holding Zoom Video Calls in Farsi on Tuesday 19th May and Tuesday 16th June at 1pm. This is for Farsi-speaking church leaders, refugees and asylum seekers to encourage each other at this time. Click here to share our blog on this with Farsi speakers you know.