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July 8 Sanctuary Training for Faith Leaders

Jul 8, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Citizens’ Immigration & Refugee Action Committee (CIRAC) is hosting a training by the New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 8 at the Hafer Center at Lancaster Theological Seminary, 555 W. James St., Lancaster.  People of all faiths who want their congregations to take action and leadership in assisting vulnerable members of their community are welcome.

This training will include:

  1. Best practices for physical Sanctuary.
  2. Accompaniment.
  3. How to start Sanctuary in the Streets raid response.
  4. How to coordinate with local and statewide campaigns.

Congregational decision-makers and active congregants are encouraged to sign up for this training.  The New Sanctuary Movement invites communities of faith to join forces to protect and engage with the undocumented persons among us.


Training Schedule


9:30 AM                                              Registration and coffee


10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon                   Morning session


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM                         Lunch on your own*


1:00 PM to 3:00 PM                           Afternoon session


*You may bring a bag lunch or purchase lunch on site for $8.00.


Ticket is free but reservation is required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/faith-in-action-sanctuary-training-for-faith-leaders-tickets-35010123221


Good will contributions will be accepted and shared between Sanctuary Philadelphia and CIRAC Lancaster.




Jul 8, 2017
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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