Program Spotlights

Tools We All Have

Saturday night was our first Bridge Dinner of the semester. We invited Serges Hakizimana and his delightful family to our home for a potluck meal and a chance to talk together.

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Am I Brilliant?

Naw Paw grew up in a peaceful farming village near a river in Myanmar, where her family grew rice and other seasonal foods. She has happy memories of days spent catching frogs and fish in the river for her daily meals. Like many children, she started school eagerly. Unfortunately, her education stopped abruptly in third grade when fighting broke out between the Burmese and Karen armies.

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Bridge Dinners Resume

If you want to sit down with neighbors like these, build relationships, lend an ear, and welcome the strangers among us, we have the perfect opportunity this Fall. In lieu of large Table Talk gatherings, we are planning a series of outdoor potluck Bridge Dinners at our house.

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Ties that Bind Us: Sisters and Stories

I’ve recently been able to witness two separate interviews involving three different sets of sisters. These sets of sisters—who walk through life together, enduring hardships, encouraging each other, and striving for one success together—are beautiful reminders of the treasures of having community and support in every part of the journey.

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Table Talk Resumes Sep 2

Beginning Thursday, September 2, we will meet on Thursday evenings at Crossroads Church to hear these stories as we honor refugee cultures.

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The Stories of Amarillo’s Refugees

Story is a powerful weapon against apathy and hate! And story helps people to build their own voices stronger, taking back control of their own histories and futures.

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Training for Trauma

Our long-term goal is that small healing groups will be replicating among various refugee communities in their own languages.

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New Karen Citizenship Class

Adrian teaches the first lesson to a group of Karen people who are eager to become citizens. For many, their citizenship application process was delayed due to COVID.

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Youth Mentorship

This month we began partnering with Catholic Charities to offer a brand new Youth Mentorship program!

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