Rev. Dr. Sharon Stanley-Rea is Director of Refugee & Immigration Ministries (RIM) for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). RIM works to mobilize Disciples congregations around the country to offer hospitality to immigrants, provide refugee resettlement assistance to refugees, strengthen relationships, and seek justice for farm workers. Sharon also serves as the Chair of the DC Cluster of Congregations for the DVM Sanctuary Congregations Network. For 19 years previously, she served as Founder and Executive Director of Fresno Interdenominational Refugee Ministries. She holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Columbia Theological Seminary, and earned a Masters of Divinity degree (Summa Cum Laude) from San Francisco Theological Seminary.