Syrian girl, refugee in Budabest

Welcoming the stranger: The refugee crisis in Europe

“I was a stranger and you welcomed me.” Matthew 25:35

The number of refugees entering Europe in 2015 has presented United Methodist congregations with many occasions for service.

“We, who have many reasons to be grateful because we live in rather safe countries, have a new opportunity to practice Matthew 25 and to receive Christ by welcoming a stranger,” explains Bishop Rosemarie Wenner of the German Episcopal area of The United Methodist Church. Continue reading

A UMC.org Feature by Joe Iovino