In Lebanon, 1 in 4 people are refugees received as a result of the war in Syria.
In Canada, the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada are hoping to sponsor 30 refugee families in 2015. Settlement Costs For Year One (Minimum)
· Family of 3 $23,000
· Family of 4 $27,000
· Family of 6 $32,500
Our Thanksgiving offering this year will go to enable sponsorship of refugee families through Canadian Baptists of Western Canada.
As we give thanks this year for all our many blessings, let's join with other churches in western Canada as they help our Syrian or other needy brothers and sisters find new life in Canada.
Please use the special Thanksgiving envelopes provided in your bulletin any Sunday in the month of October