Exploring Migration

The beginning of the third millennium has been characterized by the global reality of migration, and by a growing number of migrants. This, in turn, has led to a marked increase in fear and national sentiment which seeks to close borders – to turn away the other. As Christians, how should we navigate and respond to the tension between our global reality and our calling as disciples?

JustFaith Ministries’ new 8-week module – Exploring Migration: A Faith Journey – offers participants the opportunity to learn more about the challenges of contemporary migration, and explore together, through prayer and dialogue, a way to answer our call to discipleship.

We are pleased to announce that we will be offering two opportunities to participate in this new module, beginning in January of 2018. Our evening opportunity will begin on Thursday, January 11, 2018, and will meet from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. This group will be meeting at Central Presbyterian Church (3829 Grand Avenue, Des Moines). Our mid-day opportunity will begin on Tuesday, January 9, 2017, and will meet from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. This group will be meeting at the Des Moines Valley Friends House (4211 Grand Avenue, Des Moines).

To Register for Exploring Migration, click here. The cost to participate is $50.

If you’d like a program flyer, click here. For more information, please contact the Center for Social Ministry at (515) 782-3054, or by e-mail at centerforsocialministry@gmail.com.

For more information about bringing our modules to your parish or congregation
or for information about other Des Moines area group offerings, contact:

Center for Social Ministry


JustMatters is a series of formation materials in six to eight week sessions which allow small groups to give sustained attention to a specific area of social concern or social ministry, culminating in a call to engaged action. Click here to learn about other JustMatters modules.