Resources

The following resources are available for use in a congregational setting and as references. Please contact us if you would like a staff member to speak to your faith community about immigration reform.

Resources from the January 24, 2012 Screening of “Gospel Without Borders” with Panel of Bishops

Lisa Steele, Antioch Church of Christ: Invocation
Dr. Frank Lewis, First Baptist Church (Nashville): Video of Devotional
The Right Reverend John Bauerschmidt, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee: Audio of Opening Remarks
Bishop Julian Gordy, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America-Southeastern Synod: Audio of Opening Remarks
Retired Bishop Melvin Talbert, the United Methodist Church: Audio of Opening Remarks
Rev. Dr. Judy Cummings, Senior Pastor of New Covenant Christian Church: Closing Prayer
Photos

Resources from the November 30, 2011 Clergy for Tolerance breakfast:

Rabbi Rice’s Invocation
“The Human Face of Immigration” Video Presentation
Nathan Ridley’s Remarks
Audio of Dr. Parham’s Remarks
Audio of Bishop Willimon’s Remarks
Imam Ezzeir’s Closing Prayer
Photos of the Breakfast

Press coverage:
Faith in Public Life: Tennessee Clergy Meet to Prevent Spread of Anti-Immigrant Laws to Their State
Think Progress: 300 TENNESSEE CLERGY GATHER TO PREVENT SPREAD OF ANTI-IMMIGRANT LAWS TO THEIR STATE
EthicsDaily.com: Methodist Bishop Repents on Immigration, Calls for Action
Faith in Action: News and Views from the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society: Tennessee discusses immigration: Faith leaders Address ethical, moral impact of pending legislation
Interfaith Immigration: News: Tennessee Clergy Meet to Prevent Spread of Anti-Immigrant Laws to Their State
Immigration Law Daily: 300 Tennessee Clergy Gather To Prevent Spread Of Anti-Immigrant Laws To Their State
Hola! Tennessee: Clérigos piden más tolerancia con los inmigrantes (page 1, page 2)

Organization-Specific Sites on Immigration

American Baptist Churches USA
American Jewish Committee (AJC)
American Friends Service Committee(AFSC)
Christians for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
CWS (Church World Service)
Episcopal Church
FCNL (Friends Committee on National Legislation)
HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society)
The Immigration Issues Offices of the Presbyterian Church USA
IWJ (Interfaith Worker Justice)
Interfaith Immigration Coalition (IIC)
Irish Apostolate USA
LIRS (Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service)
MCC (Mennonite Central Committee)
National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd
National Association of Evangelicals
NETWORK
UUA (Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations)
United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society
Wesleyan Church

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