CLWR News & Events – Refugee Sponsorship

Jun 20, 2018

World Refugee Day Prayer Breakfast

Join CLWR for a complimentary breakfast on World Refugee Day. All welcome.

Jun 19, 2018

Busting five myths about refugees

Five busted myths about refugees

Jun 8, 2018

Winding road of refugee sponsorship leads to new start for Syrian refugee

Like so many Canadians, and others around the world, in the summer of 2015, members of St. Andrew’s Anglican/Zion Lutheran Church were touched by the plight of Syrians trying to flee the war in their home. 

May 23, 2018

Make Room at the Table

Make Room at the Table is a way for you to make a place at your table and connect with refugees—to invite them as guests and to share a meal with them. It is an opportunity to welcome the stranger into your home.

May 11, 2018

Refugee sponsorship a life-changing event for family

Seeking refuge in Sudan was the start of a life-changing experience for Freawet Mega, who is originally from Eritrea.

Dec 4, 2017

Annual Report 2016-17

CLWR's annual report for 2016-17.

Sep 22, 2017

From the ‘hardest place’ to a relaxed and peaceful life

Refugee sponsorship offers new life in Canada to family who fled conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Nov 30, 2016

Celebrating 30 years of refugee sponsorship

Thirty years ago, three congregations in Winnipeg’s North End worked together to sponsor an Eritrean mother and daughter.

Sep 19, 2016

Welcoming the stranger

For St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winnipeg, MB, sponsoring a refugee family is a tangible response to Christ’s call to help and welcome the stranger.

Aug 3, 2016

Responding to the South Sudan refugee crisis

On July 8, 2016 fighting erupted in Juba, South Sudan, between the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and the SPLA-In Opposition.