Sat, Oct 16 | Agawam

Training: Western MA WARM 101 and 201

Discover what it means to be a refugee, how to connect across cultural barriers, and how to start volunteering to reach out to refugees in your own community.
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Training: Western MA WARM 101 and 201

Time & Location

Oct 16, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Agawam, 580 Main St, Agawam, MA 01001, USA

About The Event

Who should come?

Church groups, families, and individuals who are interested in learning more about refugees. If you think you might like to volunteer with WARM, this is required training for all prospective volunteers.

Topics covered

  • Who is a refugee? What are the realities of this refugee crisis?
  • What does the Bible say about refugees?
  • Communicating across barriers — helpful tips as you take those first steps
  • Building cultural connections — seeking to understand
  • Promoting self-sufficiency — how to truly help your refugee friends
  • Dialoguing about faith — is it ok to discuss each other’s beliefs?
  • Putting it all into action — how to partner with WARM

Feel free to contact Jennifer Frye at 774-225-0024, jennifer@warmwelcoming.org or Tricia Sayre at tricia@warmwelcoming.org. Morning refreshments provided. We will enjoy lunch (provided) in small groups at the church. 

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