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Migration Classroom Poster

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What’s The Big Idea?

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 We recognize Christ in both those who migrate and those who welcome the stranger. The story of our faith is in many ways a story of migration. Abraham and Sarah crossed

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Step 1: Pray

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE PRAYERClose your eyes. Remember a time when you felt like a stranger somewhere. How did you feel: Afraid? Uncomfortable? Sad? What else? Now bring

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Step 2: Make Personal Connections

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 OBJECTIVE: Students will reflect on how others show them love and discern what it means to love the stranger.JOURNAL: Think of someone who loves you. How do they show

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Faith Perspective

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 “We all depend on others to welcome and care for us. When I first arrived as a missionary in Tanzania, I was indeed a stranger in a strange land (Exod.2:22). I needed

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Extensions and Activities

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pope Francis’ 2018 Message for the World Day of Migrants and RefugeesExplain to students that they are going learn about four ways Pope Francis calls us to respond to

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Neighbor Focus – United States

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 When Elvis Garcia Callejas was 15 years old, he fled violence in his home country of Honduras and journeyed alone to the United States. He spent one year in a detention

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Step 3: Explore Scripture and Tradition

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 READ ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:6th Grade: Leviticus 19: 33-34, Deuteronomy 10:17-197th Grade: Luke 10:25-378th Grade: Ephesians 2:13-20REFLECT: Based on this reading, who is

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Step 4: Take Action

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Tell Their Stories​Pope Francis reminds us that “Migrants are persons, with their own names, stories and families” (January 9, 2017). During the season of Advent, as

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Raise Your Voice

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Start a Love Your Neighbor Campaign! Review your class list of ways to make people feel welcome. Each week, put a sticker beside one that you will commit to doing. Share

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