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Edmonds Lutheran Church 

A caged crèche to honor migrant families | Guest View


Last updated 12/26/2020 at 11:13am

Brian Soergel

Edmonds Lutheran Church has erected a crèche on its site.

"And in the little towns pity for the sodden men changed to anger, and anger at the hungry people changed to fear of them. Then sheriffs swore in deputies in droves, and orders were rushed for rifles, for tear gas, for ammunition. And the comfortable people in tight houses felt pity at first, and then distaste, and finally hatred for the migrant people." – "The Grapes of Wrath," John Steinbeck

Two years ago, a small group from Edmonds Lutheran traveled to El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Mexico, for a border immersion experience.

The purpose: To learn about US immigration policies and the cur...

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