The theme of Refugee Week 2023 (19-25 June) is ‘Compassion’, with 20 June being World Refugee Day.
Below you will find resources to mark this significant time, including content for Refugee Sunday (25 June). With the number of displaced people in history higher than ever, how will we, as the church, choose to respond?
Resources for teaching, prayer and action
Refugee Week - Teaching Starter
Download the teaching starter based on Matthew 25:31-46.
Refugee Week - Prayer Topics
Download different topics for prayer.
Refugee Week - Call to Action
Download ideas for three key ways to engage with Refugee Week.
Connect session for the second half of June.
A group of lessons exploring homelessness, refugees and trafficking.
Resources for schools teaching about The Salvation Army's work in the community.
Discipleship material for children’s groups. To help your group to interact, grow and have fun together. Now available: April 2024 and Light Guides for younger children.
Other useful content
The Salvation Army's International Positional Statement on Refugees and Asylum Seekers.
Supporting and resourcing local expressions of The Salvation Army to help people seeking sanctuary.
The Kids Alive! team help us understand what being a refugee means.
Consider your response to social issues.