Our 8-week curriculum includes a printable PDF of the Welcoming the Stranger Small Group Study Curriculum, videos, readings, discussion points, topics for prayer and activities for deeper engagement. Everything you need to provide great information and create opportunity for dialogue and transformation is included.
Online Course & Community
Conversation doesn't have to end when your group walks out the door. Between group meetings, our e-learning course allows your members to engage in deeper personal study and guided reflection, and an online community provides a forum for your group to engage in ongoing conversation around the topics.
Facilitator Guide & Course
Immigration can be a complex and controversial topic to explore. That's why we've included an e-learning course to prepare you to engage difficult topics and facilitate clarity, open dialogue and space for the Spirit to speak to your group. A practical, week-by-week guide to facilitating your group is also included.
Welcoming the Stranger: Small Group
Based on the book by Matthew Soerens & Jenny Yang, this 8-week guided study invites participants to journey into one of the most complex issues of our day – immigration – to examine it from a biblical perspective, and move towards informed action.
Welcoming the Stranger: Small Group Facilitators
A training for facilitators of Welcoming the Stranger Small Groups. Estimated time to complete: 1 hour.
“It’s helpful to learn about immigration both legally and biblically. This experience helped me think through these things more deeply.”
“It really challenges preconceptions, prejudices and forces you to break some preconceived notions and beliefs on immigration.”
“This clarified a lot of immigration and refugee issues I wasn't aware of.”
“It's important for people to learn how welcoming immigrants should be a core piece of our Christian identity...I'm grateful for this space and opportunity to learn and connect.”
“This course...covers the spectrum of how believers can learn more about immigrants and our Biblical responsibility to them.”