Our Approach

WE ARE STRONGER TOGETHER

We seek to provide supportive, Christ-centered services to international individuals and families in the Bowling Green area.

WELCOME

We empower local churches to serve families who are either resettling or relocating to our city. These churches construct welcome teams who commit to creating a positive, welcoming space for the family’s arrival. They then work at being a helpful resource and loving influence as families make Bowling Green their home.

JOURNEY

The needs of refugees extend to many areas during and beyond their initial months of resettlement. Our aim is for our partners to journey alongside them in these varied areas. This will allow them to model neighborly love as they empower refugees toward greater independence and cultural acclimation.

ABIDE

Our hope is that churches will establish long-term initiatives and strategies around embracing the refugees in our city, and that some churches would be called to adopt a community as a whole. This will enable long-term sustainable ministry in a given community. refuge will come alongside these churches to offer training and other help as needed.