New Americans reports to a New Americans Ministry Team which in turn reports to the governing board of elders called the session. New Americans Ministry is led by a team of volunteers. New Americans is funded by donations to The First Presbyterian Church of Champaign for the work of New Americans.

For more information or to volunteer contact Bob Kirby at or 217-621-5915

New Americans

New Americans Ministry Team at First Presbyterian Champaign, IL works to translate God’s Word and the policies of the national Office of Immigration Issues of the Presbyterian Church (USA) into action. The team supports advocacy initiatives of Presbyterians For Just Immigration.

 New Americans partners with The Refugee Center, CU-FAIR (Friends and Allies of Immigrants and Refugees), New Americans Welcome Center (University YMCA), C-U Immigration Forum, Immigration Project , SHED, and other regional organizations. It coordinates