RLP Updates

Ramadan Mubarak

Many of the refugees that we interact with regularly are Muslims. For those friends, a very important month has just begun – Ramadan! Ramadan is a holy month for Muslims centered around fasting, charitable giving, self-reflection and prayer. For those 29 or 30 days (depending on the lunar calendar), Muslims fast from all food and drink (yes, even…

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Brick and Elm Feature

screen shot of feature in magazine

RLP and The PLACE were were featured in the March/April edition of Amarillo’s fantastic Brick & Elm magazine. If you aren’t a subscriber, you can still check out the article online for free. Just click here to start reading!

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Our Cup of Tea

Persian tea in pots

Rosebuds, cardamom, and cloves sit open on the countertop while water begins to boil in the kettle. The door chimes happily as yet another group of Afghan men walk in wanting to get on the WiFi to connect with family back home. Emma and Sara from WeFindInLove greet them and show them the computer lab…

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The Panhandle Gives 2021

thank you graphic for giving during The Panhandle Gives

Our largest fundraiser of the year concluded last month during The Panhandle Gives campaign. A generous outpouring of giving and support from our community came in the form of around $60,000, which was double our original goal! 

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Imminent Arrivals

Connect in a mentorship

We are currently supporting the efforts of local resettlement agencies as they resettle over 200 Afghans like David in Amarillo before January. These families and individuals need friends who will step up and be a consistent, familiar face to help them figure out how to thrive in a new place.

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Pictures from Open House

Thanks to everyone who joined us at our Open House last month! It was a wonderful chance to celebrate all that God has done to provide as we’ve stepped deeper into service in this city.

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