Who Can Sponsor?
The Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) is a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH) and provides refugee sponsorship support to local sponsorship groups associated with Alliance churches or our partner denomination churches belonging to the:
The office of Justice and Compassion is eager to assist Canadian citizens and permanent residents who are associated with a local Alliance church or one of our partner denomination churches to engage in a refugee sponsorship undertaking.
Working together with local church representatives on behalf of their sponsorship committees, we have the ability to ensure sponsoring groups have the information and resources they need to “welcome the stranger” and become a Constituency Group (CG) under the C&MA's SAH Agreement.
It is our goal to connect new CG's (Alliance churches and partnering denomination churches) with other sponsoring groups who have experience and advice to share. Drawing upon a vast network of sponsoring groups located in urban and rural settings, your church sponsorship committee will find encouragement and answers questions you may have like: where to begin, how to prepare the community, and how to respond to the unexpected.
Read stories about successful refugee sponsorships.