Seeking Refuge

You are invited!

Please join us at any of the following events featuring Seeking Refuge coauthor, Matthew Soerens. Matthew Soerens is coauthor of the new book, Seeking Refuge: On the Shores of the Global Refugee Crisis (Moody Publishers, 2016), and the US Director of Church Mobilization for World Relief. He previously served as the field director for the Evangelical Immigration Table, is coauthor of Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion & Truth in the Immigration Debate, and a graduate of Wheaton College and DePaul University.
The refugee crisis is a critical issue all across our world today. We hope you can join Matthew and the Southern CA World Relief team to learn more about the refugee crisis and how you can engage this important conversation and the needs in our world today.


  • Thursday, August 25, 12-2 pm // The Rock, San Diego, City Heights location, CA
Luncheon for anyone interested in learning about World Relief and the refugee crisis. Lunch provided. RSVP to by Monday 8/22.
  • Friday, August 26, 6:30 pm // North Coast Calvary Chapel, Carlsbad, CA
An evening focused on learning about the refugee crisis and practical ways to serve refugees in the North County area. Dinner provided. Click to RSVP online
  • Sunday, August 28, 9am, 11 am & 5 pm // Cornerstone West LA, CA
Matthew will share in all Sunday services. Guests welcome!
  • Sunday, August 28, 12:45-2:30 pm // Bel Air Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, CA
Refugee Crisis Info Session and Q&A. Lunch provided. RSVP to by Wednesday 8/24.
  • Wednesday, August 31, 9am-11 am // Mariners Church, Irvine, CA
Breakfast for Pastors, leaders and influencers. Continental breakfast provided. Click to RSVP online 
  • Thursday, September 1, 1:30 pm // CCDA Conference, Los Angeles, CA
Jose Serrano of World Relief Garden Grove and Matthew will lead a workshop at the CCDA conference. Click to learn about CCDA and the LA conference.
  • Saturday & Sunday, September 3-4 // The Crossing, Costa Mesa, CA
Matthew will preach in the Saturday worship service at 5:30 pm and Sunday worship services, 9:15 am & 11:15 am. Guests welcome!