December 2023 Vigil

“Accompaniment: Advent Points to Seeking Refuge and Engaged Waiting” Our vigil this month is hosted by the St Joan of Arc Community’s ministry of  “Welcome the Stranger”. The focus will be on the call to Accompaniment. Advent is a time of active waiting while also pondering what it is like to be seeking refuge. Meister Eckart, …

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November 2023 Vigil

Speakers include members of Plymouth Congregational Church and ICOM. Join us in person or online as we stand up for immigrant families and neighbors. We will meet at the Bishop Whipple Building at 1 Federal Drive at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday November 14th. Plymouth Congregational Church gratefully acknowledges that we are on the sacred traditional territory of …

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October 2023 Vigil

We welcome you to our vigil in October. Our presenters will be Cheryl Behrent, director of Sarah’s, an Oasis for Women, and Sara Adams, ICOM’s AID Program Coordinator. Sarah’s is a home for women “seeking safety, dignity, and healing”. It is a ministry of Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. There will be reading and …

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September 2023 Vigil

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul, is pleased to host the September ICOM Vigil for immigrant justice.  Gloria Dei is a caring, healing, and welcoming community that has sponsored refugees since the 1930s and is currently hosting an asylum-seeking family from Peru. As we gather for this vigil on land that was home to indigenous …

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August 2023 Vigil

We are an open, progressive, energetic and inclusive congregation with a historical emphasis on social justice. We acknowledge that Edina Community Lutheran Church is located on the traditional, ancestral and contemporary lands of the Dakhóta Oyáte*, the Dakota nation. Treaties developed through exploitation and violence were broken. Tribes were forced to exist on ever smaller amounts …

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July 2023 Vigil

Hear from knowledgeable editor, Mary Turck of the amazing Go-To blog for current news and updates on Immigration. Listen to voices of DACA recipients, sing, pray and be called to act. Hosted by Spirit of St Stephen’s Catholic Community and the Weekly Tuesday ICE Vigil group. Join us in person or online as we stand …

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June 2023 Vigil

Our vigil is June 13th at 7:30 a.m. Join us in person at the Henry Whipple Building at 1 Federal Drive or via zoom. Our guest speakers will be representing the North Star Alliance.  They will share stories about how criminalization of immigrants terrorizes communities and make us all less safe and we can work …

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May 2023 Vigil

Interfaith Coalition on Immigration engages in courageous spiritual, multicultural action in solidarity with immigrants and refugees to achieve justice and stand up to systems of oppression.

March 2023 Vigil

The sanctuary movement and the activism around immigration issues ebbs and flows depending on what is in the news.  This is long-term, not short-term work.  How do we sustain ourselves in the midst of this ongoing human need, so that we can be best able to be useful in the movement? The March vigil is …

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