Monthly Prayer Day for Refugees and Refugee Work in Europe

Prayer Day for Refugees

Please send us any prayer request you have. In our prayers we need double vision to pray for each other and then for the people God has given us.

We need to remember to pray strength and joy in the midst of the fear that is spreading in the world.

It is said that there is more fear in the world today than in the last 30-50 years. Many refugees are coming from the situations that are the cause of it.

“Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.” Mark 6:31

With blessings,
Kari and Maija

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, ” plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and future. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. I will be found by you” declares the Lord , “and I will bring you back from captivity” Jer. 29:11-14

Video Resources

  1. Refugee Day - Every Action Counts UNHCR (January 2021) (3:04 minutes)
    UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi salutes the fortitude of refugees and the forcibly displaced many of whom have stepped up to contribute to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic despite their own hardships.
    https://youtu.be/AplbTZNRvxY

     

  2. How Do Migrants & Refugees Get to Europe? Four Major Paths Taken to Enter the EU - (February 1, 2021)
    https://youtu.be/7rLJ-5AR2EQ - 9 minutes
  3. 5 Years On - Images of the refugee crisis | Deutsche Well Documentary (September 4, 2020)
    These snapshots represent dramatic moments from the time when nearly a million refugees entered Germany in the summer of 2015. In this documentary the authors Bamdad Esmaili and Matthias Fuchs go in search of the stories behind the pictures.
    https://youtu.be/L-i5zj4u7fs - 45 minutes
  4. World Refugee Day 2020 Promo Video - June 20, 2020 (1:19 minutes)
    The World Refugee Day Is Observed Annually on June 20 Around The World. The Day Is an International Observance Which Is Dedicated to Raising Awareness Of The Situation Of Refugees Throughout The World.

    https://youtu.be/Rd_LdjBnCjc

  5. Syrian Refugee Crisis Explained - 2016 (2:37 minutes)
    Animated video about Syria and the forces which caused the European Refugee Crisis
    https://youtu.be/t_XWiyBMOkE

     

  6. What They Took With Them by UNHCR September 2016 (5:25 minutes)
    Cate Blanchett performs the rhythmic poem ‘What They Took With Them’ alongside fellow actors Keira Knightley Juliet Stevenson Peter Capaldi Stanley Tucci Chiwetel Ejiofor Kit Harington Douglas Booth Jesse Eisenberg and Neil Gaiman. The poem was written by Jenifer Toksvig and was inspired by stories and first-hand testimonies from refugees forced to flee their homes and items they took with them.
    https://youtu.be/xS-Q2sgNjl8  
  7. God’s Heart for the Foreigner” by Global Frontiers - May 2016 (5:12 minutes) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sd4IEuPvQw8

     

  8. Kids Meet a Refugee - September 2018 (6:56 minutes)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GdDnbNpRNE

     

  9. The Journey of Refugee to Europe by Love Europe (3:56 minutes)
    Many people are on the run because of war or because of persecution. In this beautiful video we follow one family trying to find refuge in a new country.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRwQ010qw6E&t=10s

  10. What Does It Mean to Be a Refugee - Benedetta Berti and Evelien Borgman - 2016 TedTalk (5:43 minutes)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25bwiSikRsI 

     

     

     

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