Develop a Plan:
Beginning with the end in mind, of welcoming immigrants and refugees well, WRDA is prepared to help churches welcome refugees and immigrants well by creating an individualized plan for learning and launching into ministry. The following strategies are examples of how to take a first step by creating a plan:
World Relief has also developed a toolkit for churches, with much more to think about and many more resources to use, including video links, sermon outlines and more. The toolkit is free to download.
Would you like to learn more about serving with WRDA before you bring your small group or church on the path?
Our general volunteer orientation is a great way to learn more about WRDA!
Orientations are scheduled regularly throughout the year and you can reserve a space by emailing Todun Afolabi, Church & Volunteer Engagement Coordinator.
In addition, WRDA can provide:
a learning lab experience for you to see what others are doing
a bibliography of recommended books on the subject
movies to watch
studies for small groups
sermon ideas for Sunday mornings
For more information, contact Keith Draper, Church Mobilizer at 630.462-7566 x1064 or firstname.lastname@example.org.