CBF makes appeal for Disaster Response funds to meet immediate needs of Syrian refugees


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September 12, 2013

DECATUR, GA – The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is making a difference in the lives of refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria and is encouraging its constituents to financially support the ongoing efforts of CBF field personnel and ministry partners in the region.

The civil war in Syria over the past two years has disrupted millions of lives with chaos, fear, pain and death. There are more than two million people that are now refugees in neighboring countries with most located in Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan.  Nearly seven million people have had to leave their homes for safer places within Syria.  All are in need of assistance, particularly as winter looms. Many of the refugees will never return home.

The greatest need now is for cash to purchase the supplies and deliver the services locally.  CBF has direct contacts and partnerships in Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan to…

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Published by Joe LaGuardia

I am a pastor and author in Vero Beach, Florida, and write on issues related to spirituality, faith, politics, and culture.

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