Immigration Task Force

Who We Are

In 2019,  a committee of Christians at Brentwood United Methodist Church became concerned about the needs of immigrants and refugees in the U.S. This group came together with a desire to respond to the plight of migrants in order to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Our mission is to develop a structure and process for BUMC members to promote compassionate care for immigrants.

Our Baptismal Vow

When we are baptized into Christian community, we promise to resist evil, injustice, and oppression in whatever forms they present themselves​. As the body of Christ, ​we are called to stand with those who are victims of such injustice and work for peace and reconciliation. This includes recognizing, embracing, and affirming all persons, regardless of their country of origin or immigration status. To read the full vow, click the button below.

Want to get more involved with the Immigration Task Force or have a list of more in-depth resources? Contact Stephanie Smith at

Lunch + Learn

September 22, 12-1 p.m., via Zoom

Hear from founders, William and Ebralie Mwizerwa, of Legacy Mission Village during our next ITF Webinar!

"For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in."

Matthew 25:35

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Each video is categorized by the topic of conversation: Policy, Christian Perspective, and conversations with Local Partners.

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Articles and Methodist Publications 

The General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church


Frontline Series on Immigration and Children


Opinion Pieces

Movie Recommendations