Refugees

 
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GPC has a long and storied history of fulfilling our Christian obligation of love to those who have been displaced from their homes. We are reminded that the people of Israel were themselves strangers and sojourners, and Scripture reminds us to be hospitable to the stranger as we were once strangers ourselves (Leviticus 19:34). Over the last half century plus, GPC has welcomed and assisted refugee families from Hungary, Vietnam, Cambodia, Bosnia, and other places where conflict and violence have displaced people.

Right now, almost 70 million people have been forcibly displaced from their homes. Some have resettled in the DMV area, some still suffer around the world. Below is a list of organizations GPC is partnering with to help alleviate the acute suffering of refugees, and to help foster a more hopeful future.

Jusoor

Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area

The Outreach Foundation