Kairos-Milwaukie United Church of Christ

CountryOfImmigrantsKairos-Milwaukie UCC participated in two conversations about immigration in July that helped us understand the complexities of the issue. The following calendar of events is proposed to move our thinking and planning forward. All are encouraged to participate.

Sunday, Sept. 16

Council meeting; present immigration resolution and plan.

Sunday, Sept. 23

Maxine Fookson, our liaison from Interfaith Movement for Immigrant Justice, gives mission moment. Immigration Team members facilitate first coffee hour discussion, “What motivates you to an interest in immigration; do you have a personal connection to the issue?”

Wednesday, Sept. 26

Book group on “The Line becomes a River,” 5:30 p.m. at the church

Sunday, Sept. 30

During church, Immigration Team member gives presentation on “Deepening our connections,” the first part of the proposed resolution to become an immigrant-friendly church. Immigration group members facilitate second coffee hour discussion.

Sunday, Oct. 7

During church, group member summarizes the first part of the resolution; group member or guest gives presentation on second part of immigration resolution, “Ongoing education about immigration-related issues.” Immigration group members facilitate third coffee hour discussion.

Sunday, Oct. 14

During church, David Johnson gives presentation on third part of immigration resolution, “Advocate for justice and for comprehensive humane immigration reform.” David or immigration team member/s summarize the whole resolution. Immigration group members facilitate fourth coffee-hour discussion.