• Welcome to World Relief Memphis!

    In August 2012, World Relief opened a new office in Memphis. The opening of this second office in Tennessee would not have been possible without letters of support from fourteen churches in the Memphis area. Find more about us.

  • #pray4reform

    As part of our efforts within the Evangelical Immigration Table, World Relief is helping to launch a campaign called Pray4Reform which challenges Christians around the country to pray for our legislators as they consider changes to immigration policy. Read More.

  • Volunteer with World Relief Memphis

    With the gift of your time, you can help provide ONE MORE refugee with social support and cultural guidance on their journey toward self-sufficiency. Learn more about volunteer opportunities.

Welcome to World Relief Memphis!

World Relief has placed refugees in the Nashville area starting in the early 1980s.  In 2012 the Memphis affiliate office open its doors to resettlement. Our mission and prayer is that the local Church will embrace refugees who have been forced to leave their country, culture, friends, and families for safety. World Relief empower volunteers to help meet their physical, relational, and spiritual needs.

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Who is a Refugee?

A refugee is someone who is threatened by ethnic, religious, or political persecution. Over 15 million people have gathered what belongings they could carry and escaped to another country. Many have lived in camps for over 10 years, waiting to go home.Some refugees are invited by the U.S. government to make another, life changing move: to rebuild their lives in the U.S.

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