Exodus and Exile: Adult Forum
Sundays at 9:15 a.m. in the Library
North Church has a long history of welcoming refugees. The conflicts of our current era have generated new streams of refugees and communities of newcomers to Buffalo. During February and March, an adult forum series will look at the geopolitical circumstances driving the flow of these newer refugees. Everyone is welcome.
February 14—Family Issues among Immigrants and Refugees. Guest speaker Nadia Shahram is a practicing counsellor and attorney specializing in divorce mediation. She also authored Marriage on the Street Corners of Tehran, a 2010 novel based on true stories of Iranian Muslim women facing legal and cultural inequality in everyday life as well as in court rooms (available from the public library).
North Church is a community of people called together in faith, hope, and love as followers of our Lord Jesus Christ. As disciples of Jesus, we reach out to those in need in the world through our gifts of benevolence, our work for social justice, and our words and acts of witness. We also gather together in worship, study, and Christian fellowship to strengthen, deepen, and invigorate our faith. Welcome, and may the grace and peace of God be with you.