November 17, 2013 will be Immigration Sunday at Irvine United Congregational Church! The sermon, by guest preacher Rev. Jerry Stinson, will highlight the call to welcome “the alien in our land”. Julio Vargas will show his short documentary “The Wall that Binds Us” after second service, we will have a panel of Dreamers to answer questions and we will offer a practical opportunity to help the undocumented in our community through our Mission and Service program of visiting immigrants in detention. Related letters will also be available for signing.
Here’s the schedule:
11am – Guest preacher Rev. Jerry Stinson will give a special sermon on immigration
12:45pm – Julio Vargas will show his documentary film “The Wall that Binds Us”
1:30pm – Immigration Panelists will speak & answer your questions:
Roger Bañuelos, one of the pilgrims who marched 285 miles from Sacramento to Bakersfield for immigration reform
Jessica Bravo (the daughter of two of the pilgrims), who was excoriated by Rep. Dana Rohrabacher when she spoke to him about reform in DC
Tony Ortuño, who will speak about the special obstacles faced by LGBT immigrants & Dreamers
There will be an informal luncheon, letters to sign and information regarding our Visiting Immigrants in Detention program.
Please join us!!