Jul 152009

During my recent visit to the Scots International Church in Rotterdam, I was able to spend a couple of hours at one of their main projects – Mamre. Named after the place in Genesis 18 where Abraham offered hospitality to three strangers, the Mamre project in Rotterdam seeks to offer hospitality and help to asylum seekers and refugees. There are many immigrants in the city who are seeking citizenship, but with no official papers life can be very tough for them. The Mamre project offers a weekly drop-in time and serves free lunches to anyone who wishes to stay. Continue reading »