Mechanicsburg helps welcome Afghan family

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Members of the welcome team, including people from Mechanicsburg Church of the Brethren, with the Afghan family they are helping to resettle in Pennsylvania. Photo courtesy of Sherri Kimmel.

A ten-member, three-church welcome team has worked with Church World Service to resettle a young Afghan family of four in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. A welcome team from Mechanicsburg Church of the Brethren, Grantham Brethren in Christ, and Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church gathered household goods and furniture, formed a transportation team, and completed clearances that would enable them to interact with the family they would be supporting. 

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