Jesus Was a Refugee
Episode 35 – January 8, 2020
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The Magi. The flight to Egypt. Baby Jesus in a cage and tragedy at the U.S./Mexico border. Reflections by Michiko Bown-Kai of East End United, Rev. Alexa Gilmour of Windemere United Church and Jenn McIntyre of Romero House. Music by The Nields.
The Nields – “Jesus Was a Refugee”
Reading No. 1
Matthew 2:1-12 The Visit of the Wise Men
Read by Rev. Anne Hoganson from Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reading No. 2
Matthew 2: 13-18 The Holy Family’s Flight to Egypt
Read by Rev. Alexa Gilmour from Toronto, Ontario
Pilgrimage of delegates from the Canadian Sanctuary Network to an art installation at Eastminster United Church in Toronto, Ontario.
With gratitude to:
Michiko Bown-Kai and Jane Sanden for creating such a stirring nativity scene.
Rev. Alexa Gilmour and Jenn McIntyre for sharing stories of witness and advocacy.