Anabaptist Refugee Assistance

| September 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Some of you have been wondering how you can help support Anabaptist refugee assistance efforts.  Below is information for two plain Anabaptist groups who are working in some of our nations higher refugee destinations. Attached is more information about these organizations. We are still trying to learn ways for people to get involved personally and we will try to make that known later.
A. Join an email group dedicated to learning from other Anabaptists about ways to help refugees.  Sign up online or send an email to
B. Want to offer your time, services, or skills?  Send an email to
C. Support a ministry that is already working with refugees

Anabaptist organizations to support:

D. Streetlight Christian Ministries (SCM) is an Anabaptist urban ministry promoting life skills and biblical discipleship. SCM is helping to bring relief to the refugee crisis by teaching English classes to many refugees who arrive in the Sacramento area. We are supported wholly by donations from the Anabaptist community. If you would like to be involved or receive our newsletter, you can contact us at:, or visit us online. -Lavern Yoder, Director | 443-480-1489
Send checks to:
Streetlight Christian Ministries
Memo: English Classes
PO Box 1498
North Highlands, CA 95660

E. Global Impact for Christ (GIFC) helps refugees by placing them in a local home, helping them find employment, helping them learn English, etc. They also have many opportunities to share the Good News as well. Donations will go toward the housing project. If a refugee family is eventually able to buy the house, the money will go back to GIFC to help more refugees. To request a newsletter or ask questions contact:
Send checks to:
Global Impact for Christ
Memo: Refugee Assistance
2918 Church Road
Bird in Hand, PA 17505

A list of states and number of Afghan Refugees to be resettled during the first phase.
California | 5,225
Texas | 4,481
Oklahoma | 1,800
Washington & Arizona more than 1,600 evacuees.
Maryland, Michigan, Virginia, Missouri, New York, Georgia, North Carolina and Florida are set to receive more than 1,000
Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana and North Dakota are all set to resettle fewer than 100 Afghans. Alabama and Mississippi are expected to receive just 10 evacuees.


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