Ray Schellinger
Ray Schellinger

[world map] Global
[pie chart]75%Support Pledged
Immigrants and Refugees Immigrants and Refugees
RAY is the International Ministries global consultant for Immigrants and Refugees. He networks with IM colleagues and international partners that serve with refugees and displaced peoples, helping to strengthen their ministries, find needed resources and build capacity. Ray works to construct bridges between U.S. and P.R. churches and these partners, providing opportunities to serve some of the most vulnerable people in the world. In addition, Ray hosts several teams per year in international cross-cultural settings where they can learn about the struggles of migrants, the realities of global immigration and border policies.
Projects, Journals & News
| Migrant Ministry, A Mile in their Shoes

Provide shelter, hydration, nutrition, medical care, pastoral accompaniment, legal aid, elementary education and human rights orientation for migrants, seeking immigration and asylum in distressed situations surrounding 10 migrant shelters in Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, and Central America.

| Immigration Immersion Team
| It’s 4:00 am, Waiting for the Light to Dawn
| Comfort, O Comfort My People

“Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to them.” To the exiles, it is the promise of their return home. But it is not only the promise of what God will do—it is spoken in the imperative, indicating what God’s people must do.

| Pastoral, Practical, Prophetic, and Personal: A Resource on Immigration

A resource on immigration is now available from the Immigration Task Force of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA).

International Ministries logo | Happy 8th Anniversary Deborah’s House!!

We are so thankful for you and all that you have done for Deborah’s House!