The Refugee Support Team, an outreach ministry of the Nauset Interfaith Association, is called to assist congregations and members of the wider community in responding to the global migration crisis. We are guided by a sense of our roots in a nation of immigrants, the witness of our faith traditions, and the principles of basic human rights which call us to acceptance in the face of rejection and othering.
We will partner with agencies and communities of faith, both locally and in the wider region to provide physical and social support on behalf of those already present in our midst: refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants regardless of status. Our task is to foster relationship.
We will monitor the political processes in which the migration crisis is set and engage in education and advocacy. We will maintain an awareness of our own need for learning and remain open to unplanned moments of awakening, action and collaboration.
Dr. Nancy Dann
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Following are the recipes for participating in the fundraiser “Very Veggie Sunday Dinners.” Once a week, preferably on Sunday, while others are participating, eat a plant-based meal. It is estimated that you will save about $1.00 per meal, per person. We encourage you to send your savings once a month to the Refugee Support Team so that collectively we can help immigrants who need assistance. By eating a plant-based meal you could be helping someone in need eat a nutritious meal. Donations may be sent to Fr. Ken Campbell, P.O. Box 306, South Orleans, MA 02662. You can also donate online by clicking on Donate above on the right hand side of the page.
Ukrainian/Polish Pierogies and Chickpea and Spinach Curry Filling ingredients and directions : 1 1/2 lbs. farmers cheese (room temp) 4 oz cream cheese 1 large Idaho potato 2 Tbs. melted butter 1/4 tsp. pepper 3/4 tsp. salt Now mix all the above ingredients together...
Madesu – a delicious Congolese dish INGREDIENTS: 2 cans of cannellini beans with their liquid ¼ tsp. of garlic powder ½ tsp of onion powder 2 bay leaves 2 Tbsp. of olive oil 1 onion chopped 1 leek, white part only, chopped 4 cloves garlic minced 1 can diced tomatoes...
M’jadara (Lentil Soup) Ingredients: 2 medium onions coarsely chopped 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1 Cup green lentils (rinsed) 1 Cup long grain white rice such as basmiti or jasmine 2-3 quarts water 1 teaspoon cumin Salt to taste - about 1 teaspoon Black Pepper to taste –...
4 responsibilities we have to refugees and immigrants, Pope Francis.