Refugee News

ncadmin nc blog, Refugee Sponsorship

News: Two and a half years after taking our first steps into refugee ministry, we are pleased to announce that we have taken on an additional sponsorship.¬† Much like our first sponsorship, this is something that we did not anticipate getting involved in but when we heard about this case, the urgency behind it, and the willingness of key volunteers …

New Arrivals

Travis Barbour nc blog, Refugee Sponsorship

Several weeks ago we were pleased to welcome our sponsored family to Nanaimo! It is a day none of us will soon forget as we finally got to see the faces of a family that we had prayed for and thought about for several months. There was a strong sense of accomplishment and celebration for all those present and that …

Refugee Update: FAQs

Travis Barbour nc blog, Refugee Sponsorship

Before diving into the latest happenings of our refugee project, I want to say a big thank you to everyone who has participated in this project. To the people who have donated their time, expertise, financial resources, material goods, and/or those who have helped spread the word we are grateful. The outpouring of generosity has communicated in an indisputable way …

Refugee Update

Travis Barbour nc blog, Refugee Sponsorship

Throughout the last couple of weeks, a lot of work has been going on behind-the-scenes in regards to our refugee sponsorship. We have been busy educating ourselves, building partnerships with other churches, and developing a strategy that we believe will give our sponsored family the support they need to settle and thrive in Nanaimo. During this time we have also …