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Circle of Welcome: LSS Learn

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come learn about the Circle of Welcome at LSS

Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m. in RM 126.

The Circle of Welcome is a co-sponsorship program that invites the community to get involved in Lutheran Social Services’ (LSS) work of welcoming newcomers. Co-sponsorship is a special relationship between a local resettlement agency, a community group, and a refugee family. Co-sponsors walk alongside and support a refugee family for six months in the U.S. and serve as community guides and friends. The team is made up of at least 6-10 core team members. More than 10, would be considered support team members.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • All team members must attend co-sponsorship training and pass a background check
  • The groups commit to providing at least 8 core services (see attachment for examples)
  • Time commitment: at least 3 hours per week for the first month; At least 2 hours per week for months 2-6
  • Log hours of service

Details

Date:
April 25
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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