Guest Speaker Khadijo Abdulkadir at Grace Syracuse this Sunday

Photo courtesy of syracuse.com / Tom Magnarelli / WRVO News

 

This Sunday, April 2nd, we we welcome Somalian Refugee, Khadijo Abdulkadir as a guest speaker at our Service at Grace Syracuse.

Khadijo is a former refugee from the largest refugee camp in Dhadhaab, Kenya. She has spent the last 4 years helping rese lement agencies, such as Interfaith Works, as well as refugees and immigrants self-empowerment (RISE). Recently, she has helped create Women’s Empowerment Group which works to empower women refugees in central New York. Women’s Empowerment Group has taught women refuges the skills needed to acquire and retain jobs, earn promotions, assume leadership positions in community organizations, and advocate on behalf of other refugees.

Plan to join us and learn more about Khadiho’s important work and how you might help support women refugees in our community.

Grace Welcomes A New Office Administrator!

We would like to welcome our newest staff member Judy Albert who recently joined Grace to assist in our administrative duties. Judy comes to Grace with an administrative assistant background in the education field, has extensive church volunteer hours behind her and very strong people skills.

Judy has been married to her husband Jerry for 35 years and together they have two children, Laura who currently lives in Los Angeles, CA and Andrew who lives in Philadelphia, PA. Judy enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and powerwalking.

Please introduce yourself to Judy as she will be here at Grace on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am—2:00 pm in her new office outside of the rector’s office. Please extend a warm welcome to our newest Judy!