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Wednesday Small Group
May 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
This group has just started a new study The God Who Sees: Immigrants, the Bible, and the Journey to Belong by Karen Gonzalez. The God Who Sees is a riveting story of seeking safety in another land. It is a gripping journey of loss, alienation, and belonging. Immigration advocate Karen Gonzalez recounts her family’s migration from the instability of Guatemala to making a new life in Los Angeles and the suburbs of south Florida. In the midst of language barriers, cultural misunderstandings, and the tremendous pressure to assimilate, Gonzalez encounters Christ through a campus ministry program and begins to follow him.
Here, too, is the sweeping epic of immigrants and refugees in Scripture. Abraham, Hagar, Joseph, Ruth: these intrepid heroes of the faith cross borders and seek refuge. As witnesses to God’s liberating power, they name the God they see at work, and they become grafted onto God’s family tree.
Find resources for welcoming immigrants in your community and speaking out about an outdated immigration system. Find the power of Jesus, a refugee Savior who calls us to become citizens in a country not of this world.
Wednesday evenings @ 7:30 PM. Currently meeting on Zoom. Contact Rebecca Chase to receive the Zoom link! This group is led by Judith Snider.