Since last October, Sanctuary Everywhere has grown from providing in-church Sanctuary to Ingrid, an immigrant from Peru with a deportation order over her head, to accompanying asylum seekers living in detention under circumstances you’ve read about; to working with lawyers to get parole for them; and to providing housing with a host family, and a Village to support them as the asylum seeker navigates their new life in this country.
Beloveds, We are filled with gratitude to share that our sanctuary guests, Lorenzo and his two year-old son Pedro, were able to return home late Monday afternoon. Shortly after communicating that Lorenzo was in sanctuary, his lawyer received notification from a senior official within the regional Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office that Lorenzo was no […]
From March 24 through April 28, our Share the Plate recipient was Sanctuary Everywhere.
These are the words my 3-year-old niece sometimes says on repeat: My Body My Choice! My Body My Choice!
We assumed that at some point it was likely that Border Patrol would tell us to stop, tell us that we would be arrested if we proceeded. But we did think that most of the 100 or so of us “arrestables” would make it to the zone before that happened. However, that was not the way it happened.
Dear members and friends, I just set my alarm for slightly earlier than my usual Sunday morning 5:30. But instead of making the short journey up Drake to prepare for the holiday music service with all of you (one of my favorites!), I’ll be heading to the airport. About 10 days ago, the American Friends […]
Wow! Tonight Foothills received the 2018 Fort Collins Human Relations Award in the Non-Profit Organization category, which is to celebrate a “spirit of inclusiveness, giving and altruism that makes Fort Collins a better place for all people.” A few of our lay leaders were able to join the ceremony, but really the award was to […]