Nashville

Food for the Hungry

I felt like I was doing a lot of waving. With both hands. At least in between picking up the bags of craft projects to hand to each of the kids holding bags of lunches. It wasn’t until later when my teammate mentioned how wearing masks made it difficult to show a smile that […]

August 27th, 2020|Categories: Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Food for the Hungry

What’s going on with SGI during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Well, for starters, we’re still here and we’re still working to encourage and equip the body of Christ to love and serve our Middle Eastern and refugee neighbors. 

First, in Iraq, our team is doing well and has finished out the school year. The Medes School is hoping and planning to reopen in person in […]

June 11th, 2020|Categories: Europe, Home Office, Iraq, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on What’s going on with SGI during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Food Pantry Donations for Nashville Refugee and Immigrant Community

June 11th, 2020|Categories: Nashville|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Food Pantry Donations for Nashville Refugee and Immigrant Community

Refugee Sewing Center Renovation Project

We’re continuing to raise funds to finish renovating our new and larger Refugee Sewing Center. With your gift, we can empower more refugee women in Nashville with the skills and community they need to help them succeed.

We’re getting close! The walls are framed in and new shelves went up just this past week. There’s […]

June 8th, 2020|Categories: Nashville|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Refugee Sewing Center Renovation Project

Fall(afel) Festival!

Come meet our team, eat some falafel, and explore our world of ministry.

NASHVILLE – GREECE – IRAQ – TURKEY

The highlight this year is an interactive Refugee Journey simulation designed to give you a glimpse into the lives and experiences of so many who have fled their homes.

We’ll be serving you our own falafel […]

September 26th, 2019|Categories: Home Office, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fall(afel) Festival!

Attention Treasure Hunters!

Each week several boxes of craft supplies, art supplies, and several sewing machines are donated to help support our ministry. These gifts are wonderful, but do require that someone have the understanding and expertise to sort and find the treasures within.

So, we need a woman to be our Donations Specialist to come in […]

September 10th, 2019|Categories: Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Attention Treasure Hunters!

Want to Come be Part of Our Team in Nashville?

UPDATE: Praise God with us! We’ve filled this position, but we are still looking for volunteers for the sewing program. Head over HERE to apply!

Exciting news! We have an immediate opening for a Program Manager to help oversee a thriving sewing program serving our Nashville area refugee women.

Over 200 women are graduates of […]

June 10th, 2019|Categories: Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Want to Come be Part of Our Team in Nashville?

New Project! Renovating the Basement!

     Some exciting news, – we’re getting ready to expand and renovate our downstairs office into a refugee ministry center! For a long time, we’ve wanted to have a place where our volunteers and refugees can meet together for programs and activities like sewing, exercise, job training and more.  A little more info […]

November 27th, 2018|Categories: Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on New Project! Renovating the Basement!

Fall(afel) Festival – Come Explore Our World of Ministry!

Fallafel Festival UPDATE: A big thank you to everyone who came out! It was wonderful to get to share with you all the things that SGI is doing in Nashville and around the world. It was fun for us who serve here at SGI to see all the projects and opportunities on display together, […]

October 11th, 2018|Categories: Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fall(afel) Festival – Come Explore Our World of Ministry!

Walk and Talk in the Park

South Nashville is home to many refugee women who would love the chance to get out and exercise, practice their English, and make a new friend.
Grab your walking shoes and join us Saturday mornings at a local park for Walk & Talk.
Opportunities for exercise and fellowship are very limited for these ladies, so […]

August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Walk and Talk in the Park