Showing Love

Showing Love

Posted Monday, February 13, 2017
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, we at Samaritas want to share a different way of thinking about love. In the work we do every day, we exhibit love for another person’s journey through life. We see loving care from staff to client. We experience dedication in the trenches,...
Refugees in Troy: President Trump has the wrong image of Islam
The administration of President Donald Trump has warned that too many Muslim refugees have been let into the U.S. Trump is trying to stem that flow with an executive order signed last week that halts all refugees with exceptions for religious minority groups in foreign countries, such as...
Finding love in the most unlikely places

Finding love in the most unlikely places

Posted Monday, February 6, 2017
There are so many "what if's" in life, they make one think about how the cards did or didn't play out in their love life. Two couples at Samaritas Senior Living that got their happy ending, despite all the wild cards and complications thrown their way. Read the whole story on...
Refugees in Southeast Michigan ask Trump to reconsider immigrant ban
On Thursday, Feb. 2, six refugees from the Middle East shared their experiences in light of President Donald Trump's recent ban on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority nations. Samaritas, a Troy-based social ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, hosted a press conference...
As Ford and GM Stay Mum on Order, Detroit Muslims Speak Out
Majed Moughni has lived the American dream: He climbed the ladder from impoverished refugee, to hotel dishwasher, to parking cars for Ford Motor Co. royalty. Today he’s a lawyer, sitting at a chair and desk in an office that all once belonged to a Ford chief executive officer whose Lincoln...
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