WELCOME THE STRANGER
Immigrant and Refugee Ministry
Lutheran's have been leaders in the welcoming immigrants since World War II. Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services (LIRS) is recognized as a leader in the effort to resettle immigrants and refugees in the United States. Lutheran Church of the Resurrection works with local, national and international organizations to provide logistics and support to the ongoing efforts of welcoming the stranger.
“Do not take advantage of foreigners who live among you in your land. Treat them like native-born Israelites, and love them as you love yourself. Remember that you were once foreigners living in the land of Egypt. I am the Lord your God." Leviticus 19:33-34