About Us

POWR — People Organized to Welcome Refugees

Allin Congregational Church
683 High Street
Dedham, MA  02026
Saint Paul's Episcopal Church
59 Court Street
Dedham, MA  02026
Saint Susanna Parish
262 Needham Street
Dedham, MA  02026

The above faith communities have joined with our neighbors and friends in reaching out with hospitality and welcome to a family in need.  Our hope is to provide welcome to a refugee family who we will assist in relocating to their new home and beginning their new life in our country.
Our goal and hope is that this family will be fully self sufficient within six months to a year of arrival.  We are seeking participation from all our neighbors and friends in offering welcome and hospitality.

What We Do

Working with Catholic Charities Refugee and Immigration Services our goal is to assist with:

What Can I Do?

If you are able to assist in any way please let us know and someone from our team will contact you.
Please click here and complete the attached form below and return to one of the churches listed above.
If you choose to make a monetary contribution at this time please make your check payable to one of the above churches with the notation “POWR” on the memo line to direct to this project.

Leviticus 19:33-35 — “You shall love the alien as yourself.”
Matthew 25:35-40 — “I was a stranger and you welcomed me.”
Koran — “Be kind to the neighbor, who is a stranger.”