Blog

September 26, 2019

(Safe Harbors Network, based in San Diego, has developed a network of refugee “Welcome Circles” that includes a dozen congregations and two dozen homes in San Diego County. However, Safe Harbors is developing “Welcome Circles” in other areas of California and throughou...

August 20, 2019

Last year, we formed a small team from the congregation focused around issues of justice and compassion. Our hope was to identify potential areas of engagement in our neighborhood that we could invite our congregation into.  Initially, we connected with San Diego Refug...

May 10, 2019

We are on a Mission...

to provide 50,000 bed nights to asylum seekers by the end of the year!

Welcome to GateWAY 

Dr. Bill Jenkins, Executive Director

This is the first edition of the Safe Harbors Network GateWAY Newsletter. We chose that name to honor the GateWAY Loft at...

January 8, 2019

(San Diego) As a faith leader who has worked with almost 7,000 immigrants and asylum seekers for over a decade, ministering on the border next of the busiest land port of entry, and at the epicenter of the second migration wave in the last three years, I would like to...

October 14, 2018

Four precious children at the border who were not separated from their parents because Safe Harbors Network in San Diego is increasing capacity to shelter immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers. (Photo: Kathryn LaPointe)

Church finds new life as immigrant welcoming cen...

August 5, 2018

(San Diego) In preparation for speaking at First United Methodist in Costa Mesa this Sunday, August 12, I talked with David Trotter who will conduct the service in an interview format. It is part of a five-week series, while Pastor Sarah Heath is on spiritual renewal,...

July 16, 2018

A few of the children who call Christ Ministry Center's Safe Harbor Loft home.

The contrast could not have been more powerful.

While 2300 children (or is it really 3300, our government doesn’t know) have been taken from the arms of their parents, the world was captivated...

June 19, 2018

I rejoice that these three newborn immigrant babies are with their mothers in our GateWAY Loft (Safe Harbor Immigrant Welcome Shelter). Thank you all who support us to make this possible.

(San Diego) Dr. Ann Nesbit, PhD, LFT, a retired family and child psychologist (who...

June 2, 2018

The images of immigrant and refugee parents and children in this newsletter are from our GateWAY Loft shelter. These are real people, not “stock photos”.
(Thanks, Keoni Cabral for taking many of these images.)

I must speak out, for the children cannot.

I’m damned...

March 24, 2018

On that Easter morning 2000 year ago, an angel startled the women who had come to Jesus’ tomb to grieve. “The angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come a...

Please reload

Featured Posts

Three Reasons Why This Is Not A Border Crisis

January 8, 2019

1/10
Please reload

Recent Posts

October 14, 2018

August 5, 2018

Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Classic

Follow our story:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter

Follow our story:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter

Follow our story:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter

Safe Harbors Network is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization EIN: 83-1617912 (donations are tax deductible). 

Safe Harbors Network is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization EIN: 83-1617912 (donations are tax deductible). 

Safe Harbors Network is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization EIN: 83-1617912 (donations are tax deductible).