All Saints Film Screening Refugee Week: Wyndham Interfaith Network

From June 23, 2018 15:00 until June 23, 2018 18:00

All Saints Film Screening Refugee Week: Wyndham Interfaith Network

The Wyndham Interfaith Network in partnership with Hoppers Crossing Uniting Church and Karen Congregation of the Werribee Baptist Church invites you to:

All Saints: Film Screening | Refugee Week

Date: Saturday 23 June 2018          Time: 3pm to 6pm
Location: Hoppers Crossing Uniting Church, 235 Derrimut Rd, Hoppers Crossing, Vic 3019

An event organised by Wyndham Interfaith Network. A film showing A pastor's first assignment is to close a church and sell the prime piece of land where it sits. He is challenged when the Church starts to welcome refugees from Burma. Mark Htoo Saw a relative of those featured will share reflections on the refugee experience. Come share an inspiring true story of displacement, discomfort, faith and discovery. 

This is an opportunity for faith communities to come together in support of refugees at a time of need.  We show through our actions that our varied traditions welcome and  support the stranger in our midst. Come share an inspiring true story of displacement, discomfort, faith and discovery. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdCDoEowA6k . The story  gives focus  to the experience of  refugees (the Karen) in a new country and the challenge a faith community has in deciding which need  takes  priority. We will hear from a  local speaker whose who’s Karen brother in America features in the film to relate themes of the story to experience in Australia.

The venue has a seating capacity for 160 guests.  

Cost: $5 (adults) | Children free | Refreshments will be provided

Bookings: Please click here
More information: Laurence Gray | Wyndham Community & Education Centre | 03 9742 4013


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