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Many in our congregation supported the Sanctuary Movement in the 1980s, when faith communities, universities, and other organizations rallied to advocate on behalf of thousands of refugees fleeing persecution in Central America. BorderLinks grew out of the Sanctuary Movement, and Westminster has sent delegates to BorderLinks since the earliest years of the organization. Our BorderLinks experience has led to our focus on immigration advocacy.

The Westminster Presbyterian Church BorderLinks Peace Initiative works for justice for immigrants through support of immigration reform, education, and advocacy at both national and local levels. Our church peace initiative encourages members to think nationally and work locally in support of immigration advocacy.

(Photo of 2012 BorderLinks Trip delegates from Westminster Church and the College of Wooster)

2012 BorderLinks group

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  • Aug 25 Meals on Wheels
    Westminster delivers Meals on Wheels every Friday of the year to homebound and nutritionally at-risk individuals in partnership with Meals on Wheels of Stark and Wayne Counties.
  • Aug 27 Worship
    Come welcome first-year and returning College of Wooster students during worship followed by our traditional "brownie reception" on the Mackey Patio.
  • Aug 30 Central American Medical Outreach Volunteer Day
    Join Westminster the last Wednesday of each month as we travel to the Central American Medical Outreach (CAMO) warehouse in Orrville to sort and pack hospital laundry to send to Honduras.