Organizational Partners

MCC Refugee Services is a local affiliate of Church World Service and Episcopal Migration Ministries, two agencies contracted by the US Department of State to resettle refugees in the United States.

MCC Refugee Services is the local arm of refugee resettlement for the following denominations which are participating denominations of our two national partners: The Episcopal Church, American Baptist Churches, United Methodist Church/UMCOR, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Christian Reformed Church of North America, Presbyterian Church (USA), Reformed Church in America, and United Church of Christ.  As an embodiment of national denominational response to refugees and local denominations we receive refugee families and engage with local congregations.

In addition, Minnesota Council of Churches Denominational/Judicatory partners include: African Methodist Episcopal Church, American Baptist Churches of the Rochester/Genesee Region, American Baptist Churches USA, Mid-American Baptist Churches, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ, Upper Midwest Region), Church of God in Christ (MN Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction), Episcopal Church (Diocese of MN), Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (Minneapolis and St. Paul Area Synods, Northeastern, Northwestern, Southeastern and Southwestern area Synods), Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, Mennonite Church (Central Plains Mennonite Conference), Minnesota Fellowship of Congregationalists, Moravian Church (Northern Province/Western District), National Baptist Convention, Presbyterian Church USA (Minnesota Valley, Northern Plains, Northern Waters, and Twin Cities Presbyteries, United Church of Christ (MN Conference), United Methodist Church (MN Annual Conference), and African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Videos produced by Church World Service and Episcopal Migration Ministries:

EMM – Minneapolis Befrienders from Episcopal Migration Ministries on Vimeo.

EMM – Minneapolis Ready for Success from Episcopal Migration Ministries on Vimeo.

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