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Prayer for Syria and Turkey After Devastating Earthquakes

By chicagoland | February 8, 2023

Join World Relief Chicagoland in lifting up a prayer for Syria and Turkey. On February 6, 2023, two earthquakes caused enormous destruction. Currently, thousands of people have died and many thousands more are injured or missing. The process of rebuilding homes, businesses, and lives will take many years.  Within our community at World Relief Chicagoland,…

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World Relief Mobilizes to Provide Immediate Support to Devastated Communities in Wake of Turkey and Syria Earthquake

By kmcglynn | February 8, 2023

Baltimore, Md. – In the wake of a devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria, World Relief has mobilized resources on the ground to provide immediate assistance and long term support for search and recovery efforts.

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World Relief Applauds Creation of the Welcome Corps, A New Refugee Private Sponsorship Program

By chicagoland | January 23, 2023

January 19, 2022 CONTACT:Pinkston Teamwr@pinkston.co BALTIMORE — Recently, the State Department launched the Welcome Corps, a new refugee private sponsorship program that will allow everyday Americans to privately sponsor refugees coming to the United States. This extraordinary new program will…

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9 Things You Need to Know About Private Sponsorship

By chicagoland | January 19, 2023

On Thursday, January 19th, the Biden Administration announced a new private sponsorship program for refugees called Welcome Corps. Through Welcome Corps, everyday Americans can directly sponsor refugees who are being resettled in the U.S.  Today, there are an estimated 103…

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Learning From Waiting

By kmcglynn | January 17, 2023

When life situations bring us into uncertainty and the unknown, waiting is often a large part of it. And that wait can be unbearable. That’s because the “when” of waiting is never guaranteed. When will I get what I deeply…

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World Relief Affirms New Biden Administration Proposal Expanding Legal Pathways for Those Fleeing Hardship, Decries New Asylum Restrictions

By kmcglynn | January 6, 2023

January 5, 2022 CONTACT:Pinkston Teamwr@pinkston.co BALTIMORE — Today, President Biden announced a series of new immigration policies seeking to address the challenges at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Biden administration plans to significantly expand parole programs for individuals from Cuba, Haiti,…

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Being a Person of Peace this Lenten Season

By Nathan White | January 5, 2023

Friends, As we approach Easter, I am reflecting on the life of Jesus. His time of ministry has had the greatest resounding impact ever known, changing this world over the past 2000 years. I am grateful for the obedience of…

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