Welcome to IRM


  • "...and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome..."
  • Matu Chin dancers performing at Interfaith’s Dinner on 5 Continents.
  • Helping with school enrollment.
  • Karen youth perform the traditional pole dance.
  • Mon National Day, celebrated through traditional dance.
  • Assistance with job applications.

This entry was posted on October 25, 2016.

Giving Tree opens on #Giving Tuesday

Stop by IRM and choose a gift tag from our Giving Tree. Simply purchase a gift for the refugee you choose and bring it to IRM for delivery. Want to give a gift but are unable to pick up a tag? Donations may be made online and we will be happy to purchase a gift in your name. When making your online donation, please indicate that it is for the Giving Tree. Thank you!

Gift ideas for girls and boys: coloring books, crayons, sticker books, craft kits, mittens. For teens: Sweat pants and sweat shirts, socks, earrings, watches, sleeveless vests. For adults: watches, umbrella, lap robes, flashlights with batteries, tools, pens, notebooks, calendars.

This entry was posted on November 27, 2017.

“All Saints” Movie

This is the story of Karen refugees from Burma who arrived through Interfaith in New Bern and moved to Tennessee. Watch the trailer. True story. Pass it on. The refugees became members of Rhems United Methodist Church in New Bern. Opens this Friday in New Bern and nationwide. Here is YouTube link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXv6h8avzFM

This entry was posted on August 22, 2017.

Dinner on 5 Continents

Please join us as we celebrate Interfaith’s 25th year of life-saving work!

Saturday, October 7 at 6 p.m. at the
Christ Church Harrison Center, 311 Middle Street, New Bern.
Reservations available for $40 per seat or 2 for $75. 

You can reserve your seat by clicking on the yellow Donate button to the right. You do not have to have a PayPal account. Just be sure to note “Dinner” in the comment line. 

You may also reserve seats by sending your check, made out to Interfaith Refugee Ministry, to 1913 Trent Blvd., New Bern, NC 28560

This entry was posted on August 21, 2017.

COOKIES AROUND THE WORLD

In honor of World Refugee Day.  Saturday June 24th at the New Bern Farmers Market.  Cookies from New Bern businesses and market vendors.  Buy an empty box for $10 and visit market vendors to fill it with delicious cookies representing many different countries around the world.  Sponsored by the New Bern Farmer’s Market and Interfaith Refugee Ministry, New Bern.  See you there!!

This entry was posted on June 21, 2017.