Burmese refugees

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Mon September 3, 2012

Burmese refugee community grows in First Baptist Church

Burmese refugees at First Baptist Church in Wilmington
Amanda Greene

Each Sunday a group of about 75-100 Burmese men, women and children – refugees fleeing persecution in Myanmar - crowd into the wedding chapel at First Baptist Church during the Sunday school hour for worship in their native Karen language.   Amanda Greene of Wilmington Faith and Values tells how this ministry has grown in the last year and changed lives both inside the church and in the Burmese community.

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