Refugees, Christians and the Exchanged Life

Time:

Saturday at 5:00pm

Location:

Level 2, Room 18

Speaker:

James Grunau

Organization:

Journey Home Community (Exhibitor Booth: 215, 216)

Seminar Description:

The refugee journey is not unlike that of the Christian pilgrim: experiencing the exchanged life – losing much to gain much. Is the Canadian Church ready to embrace an Altar Vision in welcoming refugees? Come and hear stories of the loss and gain of both refugees and those that journey with them.

Speaker's Biography:

James worked in church ministry before moving to Burnaby and engaging in the business world. In 2005, he helped found Journey Home Community (JHC), an initiative from his church home group to assist refugee claimant families. He is Exec Director at JHC and serves on the global Refugee Highway Partnership team.