April 22, 2021 | by Rev. Dr. Felicisimo Cao
Note from Rev. Dr. Felicisimo Cao, the Director of Camping and Retreat Ministries and Young People’s Ministry for the California-Nevada Conference and staff resource for the Task Force on Children’s Ministry, Conference Committee on Young People’s Ministry: In our work of solidarity on immigration, I encourage you all very strongly to attend the VIRTUAL IMMIGRATION TRAINING on April 23-24, 2021 offered by the Immigration Task Force of the New Federation of Asian American United Methodists. Bishop Minerva Carcaño and Bishop Grant Hagiya are speaking at this immigration training.Please consider, register, and attend this training as you mobilize your own local congregations in the work of advocacy and justice on immigration.
On behalf of the New Federation of Asian American United Methodists (NFAAUM), we invite you and your congregation to join our first “Game Changers” Virtual Immigration Training for Youth and Young Adults on April 23-24, 2021.
The two-day virtual training, in partnership with General Commission on Religion and Race (GCORR), is open to all Asian American youth & young adults ages 14-35 years old who are active members of The United Methodist Church.
The virtual training will be extended to the NFAAUM Board of Directors, Asian American leaders, and those who are immigration advocates. Registration is still a requirement for everyone attending.
Primary guest speakers: Bishop Grant Hagiya, Bishop Minerva Carcano, and Bishop Rosemarie Wenner.
We will focus mainly on worship, story-telling and leadership training regarding immigration issues, racial injustice and the challenges of COVID-19 specially among the most vulnerable people (immigrants, asylum seekers, refugees and undocumented).
Click here to learn more and to register.