Contact: Kathryn Racette & Barrie Eichhorn

Mission:  Lead the congregation in supporting the immigrant community through:

  • Assisting and accompanying immigrants and families facing deportation
  • Educating and facilitating conversation within the UCWC congregation on immigrant issues including the possibility of becoming a Sanctuary Congregation
  • Engaging in public advocacy for immigrant justice.

The UCWC Sanctuary Congregation Team is a new group still in the organizational phase. Their goals for this year are:

  • Develop a Sanctuary Team
  • Plan path forward–through New Sanctuary Movement Philadelphia, local work, or some combination
  • Engage in public advocacy and support for immigrant community