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September 2022 Vigil

Building the Web Toward Immigration Justice Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part – UU Principles The immigration system in the United States is inhumane. It criminalizes migration, separates families, incarcerates people in detention jails. Save the date and plan to join First Universalist Church Sanctuary and Resistance, …

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August 2022 Vigil

JOIN us for the August ICOM Prayer Vigil Co-hosted by St. Mary’s Basilica Immigrant Support Ministry, Maryknoll Lay Missioners, and the Justice Commission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and Consociates Speakers Most Reverend Bernard Hebda of the Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Family, (mother and adult son) from Ascension Catholic Church, …

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July 2022 Vigil

This month’s vigil’s theme is “Draw the Circle Wide”. Let’s gather together as we hold space in our circle for the individuals whose lives are torn apart and bring a reflective moment to the sadness and grieve of the stories that break our hearts. We will connect in the spirit of love and hope. How …

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June 2022 Vigil

At this month’s vigil we will hear about “A Man’s Journey from Africa to the United States.”  A man whose family originated in Rwanda will tell the story of how they were forced to move to Uganda and the trials he faced there, his eventual move to the United States and the challenges and successes …

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May 2022 Vigil

At this month’s vigil we will be focusing on “Listening to those who enter into Bravo and exit through the Grande. An immigrant of Mexican descent recounts translating for asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border. He invites us to listen so as to act. It will be hosted by the deacon of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church at the Bishop …

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April 2022 Vigil

At this month’s vigil we will be focusing on “A call for an end to surveillance and deportation”.  It will be hosted by MN8 at the Bishop Whipple building on April 12th at 7:30 to 8:30 AM. Join us in person or online for prayer and story sharing as we lift up the voices of immigrants we …

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March 2022 Vigil

The March ICOM vigil will be held at 8:45 am at the Sherburne County Government Center (13880 Business Ctr Dr NW, Elk River) in support of a presentation that our sister organization Sanctuary and Resistance to Injustice (SARI) will be making at the Sherburne County Board meeting asking for them to end their contract with ICE to hold immigrant …

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February 2022 Vigil

At this months vigil we will be focusing on “Using Our Stories To Be A Sanctuary”. It will be hosted by Temple Israel at the Bishop Whipple building on February 8th at 7:30 AM. Join us in person and online for prayer and story sharing as we lift up the voices for immigrant justice.

January 2022 Vigil

At this month’s vigil we will be focusing on “Relentless Persistence”.  It will be hosted by Macalester-Plymouth United Church at the Bishop Whipple building on January 11th at 7:30 AM. Join us in person or online for prayer and story sharing as we lift up the voices of immigrants we know. 

December 2021 Vigil

At this month’s vigil we will be focusing on “Migration and Faith”.  It will be hosted by Edina Community Lutheran Church at the Bishop Whipple building on December 14th at 7:30 AM. Join us for prayer and story sharing as we lift up the voices of immigrants we know.