The Peace House encountering the stranger

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The Ludwigshafen Friedenshaus (Peace House) in Germany offers a model for congregational engagement with migrants. Offering language classes, sewing evenings, tutoring, and potlucks, the Friedenshaus people together. Four volunteers or long-term service workers with the Friedenshaus will share stories and also reflections on how other congregations might develop similar initiatives.

Presenter: David Lapp-Jost, of the Heidelberg-Bammental Mennonite Church (U.S. background) has volunteered at the Friedenshaus since early 2020, and has followed it since 2018.

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