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Who is our Neighbour? A Conversation about Refugees & Immigration in our C...

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Grace Presbyterian Church

1009 15th Avenue Southwest

Calgary, AB T2R 0S5

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Conversations of unCommon Grace invites you to join us in our initial discussion about Refugees and Immigration in our community.

Refugees and immigrants have always been a part of our society, but recently their stories have played out in the mainstream media: sometimes favourably, sometimes not. Along with the news coverage, there has also been an abundance of confusing, often misleading information circulated across social media and email. Please join us for this initial discussion about refugees and immigration in our community, as we work to understand their experiences and to answer the question: Who is my neighbour?

The Rev. Dr. Jean Morris, Associate Minister, Pastoral Care at Grace will begin our conversation. Fariborz Birjandian will speak next, and as Chief Executive Officer of the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society - and an immigrant himself - Birjandian has a unique perspective on the sometimes challenging process that refugees and immigrants must follow before they can become Canadian citizens. Our final speaker, a refugee in our community, will share their personal experience: Deng Lueth, a Lost Boy, is a member at Grace and is now a graduate of the University of Calgary.

Come and Listen. Come and learn. Come and be inspired to change the conversation.

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Are there any requirements to enter the event?

All are welcome, all faiths, all orientation, all Calgarians. Young adults and older will enjoy this event.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is free parking, south of the main church for the event.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For more information please contact Grace Presbyterian Church office: 403-244-5861

Will this event be audiotaped?

Yes, this conversation will be taped and posted on our Grace Church Web site after the event.

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