If you had to hole up somewhere for months, or even years, what would you need? University Lutheran Chapel in Berkeley began preparing a room last summer for an undocumented individual or couple who face final deportation orders and wanted to take sanctuary within its walls. The Spiritual Edge’s Judy Silber spoke with Rev. Jeff Johnson and asked him to describe the space.
“We know that churches, schools, hospitals have been regarded as sensitive locations. We’re not sure if that is going to change or that is going to continue to be respected by the government.”