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My friend, a refugee

This summer, I went as a volunteer missionary to Serbia for about five weeks with Courage for the Journey , a Nazarene initiative to support refugee aid work in Central Europe . During our first couple days, my team and I were asking for directions to the local Western Union in Belgrade when I first
14 Nov 2017
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Trevecca alumni reflect on ministering to refugees in Greece

Jacob and Dorothee Morris, along with their two children Elias and Miriam, are currently working with Courage for the Journey, a partnership between the Church of the Nazarene's Central Europe and Western Mediterranean fields, to assist refugees fleeing unrest in the Middle East. The Morris' arrived
24 Feb 2017
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A greater need: Nazarene volunteers serve refugees in Greece, Serbia, Croatia

Photo by Jon Morton The controversial EU-Turkey Deal of March 2016 resulted in expansive EU-nation border closures to tens of thousands of refugees across Europe. In the months before March 23, Courage for the Journey, a ministry of Nazarene Compassionate Ministries on the Central Europe Field, was
12 Oct 2016
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A refugee story: Flight from Damascus

At midnight of March 20, 2016, the European Union - Turkey Migrant Deal officially went into effect. The agreement closed the borders that had given 1.5 million people the opportunity to escape their war-torn countries and seek peace and freedom in Europe. Dorothy Tarrant, a UK native and long-term
22 Jun 2016
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Ministry of presence: Church continues refugee response in Balkans

Photos by Brandon Sipes As the war in Syria continues to destroy cities and as conditions in refugee camps in Jordan , Lebanon, and Turkey worsen, scores of refugees continue to make their way toward Europe. Just this year more than 135,000 refugees and migrants have traveled from Turkey to Europe
31 Mar 2016
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Refugee response team issues urgent call for help buying shoes

While 12 tons of clothing has been donated and distributed to the thousands of migrants passing through Red Cross transit camps, travelers at the borders of Macedonia, Croatia, and Serbia desperately need shoes. After walking hundreds of miles through the frozen January mud of the Balkans and with
20 Jan 2016
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Trevecca students answer God’s call to serve refugees

Over the course of a few days this fall, Kathy Mowry sat in her office and listened as a steady stream of visitors — staff members, students — dropped by her office with an innocuous question : Do you have a minute? Some came alone; others came as couples or families. Some cried or whispered; others
11 Nov 2015
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Eurasia Nazarenes assist during refugee crisis

For four years, the war in Syria has dragged on. For four years, people have hoped for peace, have lingered in their broken cities, have hung on in spite of reality, but the peace has not come. Instead, new crises have erupted — foremost, the threatening advance of ISIS. As thousands of people fled
11 Sep 2015
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