Welcome to IRM

  • "...and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome..."
  • Helping with school enrollment.
  • Jacksonville family from Iraq makes good. Haleem and his son beside his own yellow taxi.
  • Karen youth perform the traditional pole dance.
  • Mon National Day, celebrated through traditional dance.
  • Assistance with job applications.


About Us

Interfaith Refugee Ministry is a dedicated to helping refugees rebuild their lives in eastern north Carolina.  We encourage parishes, congregations, and others to offer hospitality, welcome, and a supportive network of resources for both refugees and those who assist them. Read more.


Interfaith Refugee Ministry provides support and orientation to all eligible clients in order to assist them to become self-sufficient economically and to become integrated into American society. Read more.


Interfaith Refugee Ministry’s service are intensive, and even with a dedicated staff, the need for volunteers is ever present. Volunteers are college/high school students, church members, and any others who are willing to provide direct services to Interfaith’s clients. Read more.


October 3 is the date for our 2nd annual Dinner on 5 Continents in New Bern.  The dinner will be held at Christ Church Harrison Center at 311 Middle Street and begins at 6 p.m.  To reserve your seat ($35 per person) you may send your check to Interfaith Refugee Ministry, 1913 Trent Blvd., New Bern, NC 28560 or you may pay online.  Just click on the donate button to go to the donate information.  You do not need a PayPal account to pay online and you may note in the comment line how many seats you wish to reserve.