Working with refugees is a large part of CLWR's work, and generous support from Canadians is helping make lives better. A shocking number of people—60 million—are forcibly displaced in the world today.*
Join us in praying for refugees, learning more about who they are and what they’ve experienced, and supporting them in their journey:
Click here to download the Refugee Sunday worship resource.
Watch video messages from
National Bishop Susan C. Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, and Rev. Dr. Robert Bugbee, President of Lutheran Church-Canada
1. Sunday School Lesson: Refugee Life (can be adapted for children ages 4 and up)
2. Refugee role-playing scenarios
- Rasha, a young refugee in Kakuma Refugee Camp (approximately 7 and up)
- Refugee resettlement for Ishtar (approximately 11 and up)
3. Resources for school teachers from the Humanitarian Coalition a CLWR resource partner in World Refugee Day.
Mahdi, from South Sudan
CLWR/Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada/Lutheran Church-Canada sponsor a Syrian family in Winnipeg
Tarek and Fazia, from Syria
Raba'a, from Syria
Tesfahun Abrham, who works with refugees in Ethiopia
Layla, from Syria
Nyaring, from South Sudan
Benjamin, from South Sudan
Godfrey, from South Sudan
Antsar, from Iraq
Hannan, from Iraq
Elias, from Iraq
Sadiki, from the Democratic Republic of Congo
Watch a YouTube playlist with videos about refugee experiences and some of CLWR's work to support refugees.
Your financial donation covers the cost of a We Care backpack, the kit’s contents as well as transportation overseas to one of our supported projects. The Quick Kit is identical to the We Care Learning and Living Kit.
Join CLWR and other refugee organizations to
Nathan Phillips Square - Toronto City Hall
Monday, June 20
CLWR will be involved in events in the Waterloo region, Ontario (click here for more information),
and in Vancouver, British Columbia (more information coming soon).
Many cities across Canada hold World Refugee Day events.
Watch events listings to get involved in your area!
Where is CLWR supporting refugees and internally displaced people? We are currently supporting refugees and internally displaced people in Iraq, Uganda (for South Sudanese refugees) and Jordan (for Syrian refugees).
*statistic is from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)'s Global Appeal 2015 Update