New Life International Baptist Church provides the social services to our members as needed.

  • Assisting in documentation issues
  • Offering home visits
  • Teaching one-to-one life skill lessons
  • Assisting members to meet their basic needs
  • Teaching ESL classes by volunteers from Discovery Pointe Church

About the Karen 

The city of Portland accepts many refugees from all over the world. Karen is one of the new groups of the refugees who have newly arrived from Thailand. Karen people are originally from Burma where they have been persecuted for long time due to the political conflicts (for more information, please visit Karen website: We sponsor Karen refugees to come to live in the United States.  We also organize special programs and provide the services listed above to assist the Karen people to settle into a safe environment in the new country.

If you are interested in helping the people from Karen, please contact us at


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