Secure Dwelling Places: A Home for Everyone (Winter 2009)

Every day, families and individuals who long to have a safe place to rest their head at the end of the day instead face the fear, the frustration, and the injustice of being a person without a home.

Read on to gain a better under- standing of housing issues in the U.S. and to learn how you and your con- gregation can take action to help ensure that all of God’s people can “abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places” (Isaiah 32:18).


  1. Introduction
  2. Seeking a More Balanced Option: Renters and Homeowners in the United States
  3. “The New St. Bernard”
  4. Worship Resources and Reflections
  5. After Years of Displacement, Returning Home
  6. Reflection: Iraqi Home Is Where the Heart Is
  7. The Washington Memo Online
  8. Advocates’ Corner

Additional Resources:

  1. Sample Letter on Housing

Download Full Memo (PDF)