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Peace “Meets the Moment” by Offering Space for LIRS Refugee Resettle Efforts

Peace “Meets the Moment” by Offering Space for LIRS Refugee Resettle Efforts

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services’ 2021 Annual Report highlighted its partnership with Peace in resettling newly arrived Afghans. It also features Peace member Bill Penoyer, who is an LIRS ambassador.  Read the 2021 LIRS Annual Report to learn more about national refugee resettlement efforts and Peace’s involvement.  Supporting the resettlement of newly arrived Afghans, LIRS established a temporary office at…

Pastor Sarah Writes Op-Ed in Washington Post Urging Youngkin to stay in the RGGI

Pastor Sarah Writes Op-Ed in Washington Post Urging Youngkin to stay in the RGGI

The Rev. Sarah Scherschligt, a senior pastor of Peace Lutheran Church in Alexandria, and Rachel Rhodes, cantor at Temple Rodef Shalom in Falls Church, write Governor Youngkin to stress the importance of climate change as a matter of faith and ask him to continue Virginia’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). Read the Op-Ed at the Washington Post.