Justice For Our Neighbors-Bay Area Immigration Taskforce
Monday, October 27, 2014
4 PM to 9 PM
at St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Advanced Appointment Required by calling (415) 586-1444 Extension 205
THIS IS A SERVICE PROGRAM OFFERED UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF NATIONAL JUSTICE FOR OUR NEIGHBORS. THIS IS A MINISTRY OF OUR CHURCH AND OTHER CHURCH PARTNERS THAT IS FAITH-DRIVEN, WELCOMING IMMIGRANTS INTO OUR CHURCHES AND COMMUNITIES BY PROVIDING, AFFORDABLE HIGH-QUALITY IMMIGRATION LEGAL SERVICES, EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY.
SCOPE OF LEGAL SERVICES PROVIDED:
General legal advice and counsel on the immigration status and possible remedies available to clients.
Assistance to eligible clients with the preparation of various immigrant petitions and applications as well as applications for naturalization.
Outside referrals to other legal service organizations or private immigration attorneys, especially when the client would be best served by a legal service provider who specializes in their particular immigration issue(s).
Outside referrals to other legal services or organizations or private attorneys in non-immigration matters.
Family-based immigration support.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) services.
ALL ETHICAL STANDARDS SUCH AS MAINTAINING CLIENT CONFIDENTIALITY, ZEALOUS REPRESENTATION AND IDENTIFYING AND AVOIDING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, ETC., WILL BE ADHERED TO.
This summer we will continue our work in the neighborhood park creating community in downtown San Jose. We will also continue with worship at 10:30 AM on Sundays, including celebrating our welcome of ALL persons and our specific Reconciling witness for the inclusion of LGBTQ persons in the Church on June 15th.
Christ is Risen indeed! We have experienced a meaningful Holy Week and today celebrate that God overcomes all things. We remember that "we are Easter People living in a Good Friday world" as Barbara Johnson has written. We will continue to witness to the power of God to bring peace and justice to this world.
The Easter people gather beyond just one Sunday. Every Sunday at St. Paul's is a celebration of Christ among us. Alleluia!
We are bringing our Easter Egg Hunt to the neighborhood this year and inviting all children to join us in a hunt for eggs filled with toys and candy. Sunday, April 13th at 12:30 AM the hunt will begin.
Come a few minutes early to decorate a bag and real hard boiled eggs that can be shared with your family.
O'Donnell Garden Park, 6th and William St.
St. Paul's will be hosting play and snacks at O'Donnell Garden Park while our local schools are on Spring Break. Monday- Friday April 14-18 at 2 PM families can come by for fun and healthy food. The park is located at 6th and William St.
Our congregational focus for Lent is the stories of Jesus and food in the Gospel of Mark. In his choices around meals and food, Jesus shows us a living parable of the Kingdom of God. We will explore the good and challenging news of the gospel in worship each Sunday at 10:30 AM.
In addition, multiple special events will be held during this sacred season to help us live out these teachings.
Sunday, March 16 at noon Lunch and film viewing from Bread for the World
Wednesday, March 19 6:00 PM Sharing a meal with our neighbors at Stevens House
Sunday, April 6 at 1:30 PM Community CROP Walk to STOP Hunger
Sunday, April 13 at 12:30 PM Egg Hunt at O'Donnell Garden Park
Saturday, April 19 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM Earth Day Celebration at O'Donnell Garden Park
Companions on Life's Journey Grief Support Group
Walk the grief journey with others as we share stories, support, and resources in a caring atmosphere.
Six Thursdays: March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3 and 17 from 1:00--2:30 pm
Facilitated by Rev. Andrew Bear, UMC elder and chaplain with VITAS Innovative Hospice Care
Location: St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 405 S. 10th Street, San Jose
With our new Music and Drama Instructor, Abby, on the team we have a full schedule of classes again. All youth ages 8-14 are invited to register for class.
Music on Thursday 5-7 PM
Drama on Saturdays 10:00 AM- 12:00 Noon
Dance on Mondays 5:30-7:30 PM
Register with Genevieve at 408-294-5446