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When the alien resides with you in your land, you shall not oppress the alien. The alien who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love the alien as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.  Leviticus 19:33-34


The Refugee Immigration Ministry is an interfaith, community-based organization that was founded in 1986. It is a 501-3(c) non-profit based in Malden, MA that serves asylum seekers, asylees, and refugees. RIM is part of a national and local network. RIM's volunteers, many who are organized in community Clusters, help integrate clients into their communities through job preparation programs, chaplaincy services to immigrant detainees, and other forms of assistance.

Read more here.


RIM NORTHSHORE CLUSTER is responsible for raising funds for individuals and families as they await work authorization. This process takes many months. We are responsible for the cost of, and assistance with housing, transportation, utilities, food, laundry, etc. RIM NS recently celebrated the financial independence of a mother, father, and their 2 children from Africa. The family received Employment Authorization Documents, and both parents (with hard work,and educational opportunities) were able to find full time employment. The Father is working in the financial field, and the Mom in education. But there are many families on a wait list desperate for help.


Listen and watch former translators share their journeys

Click here to watch.

Immigrants contributions to pandemic relief here.


Anti-Bias Tools & Strategies For educators, families, and care givers: here.

See more webinars for educators here.

The links above are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only.  The Congregational Church of Topsfield cannot guarantee the accuracy or the completeness of the information and materials contained in these websites. Please conduct your own due diligence and consult professional advice when making important decisions.

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