First Unitarian becomes first sanctuary congregation in Rhode Island

First Unitarian held a special service in June to dedicate the space the congregation has worked months to prepare to shelter undocumented immigrants who are facing deportation. It is the first in Rhode Island to join 1,110 other congregations nationwide as part of the Sanctuary Movement.

To learn more and read Providence Journal coverage of the Sanctuary Movement at First Unitarian, click here.

To read East Side Monthly coverage, click here.

To read Uprise RI online coverage, click here.

To view a video of the dedication service, click here.