CCSM Sanctuary

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On the 26th of March, 2017, the Congregational Church of San Mateo overwhelmingly voted to approve the following resolution to become a Sanctuary Church:

Whereas, As a faith community, we are called to accompany our community members, congregants and neighbors facing deportation; therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That The Congregational Church of San Mateo declares itself a Sanctuary Church and as such will open our doors to welcome into Sanctuary undocumented individuals who are facing deportation and in need of safe refuge.


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