Twin Cities Anti-Trafficking Events and Resources

Twin Cities Faith-based Anti-Trafficking Events and Resources leading up to Super Bowl LII.

EVENTS:

BASE (Bethlehem Against Sexual Exploitation) Monthly Super Bowl Prayer Walks

  • July 8 at 10am, Bethlehem Baptist Church Downtown Campus
  • 2nd Saturday of the month

Uncovering Hidden Shame: Restoring Men and Women Affected by Pornography and Prostitution

  • July 19, Wooddale Church
  • A seminar to resource pastors and church leadership on the facts of offenders along with practical ways to help through ministry and accountability efforts
  • Speakers: Sergeant Grant Snyder and Dr. Mark Laaser

Purple Light Informational Meetings

  • A one-hour Informational Meeting to learn more about how to get involved individually or as a church in recovery resources and opportunities to protect and empower women. RSVP here.
  • Location: Source MN 2609 Stevens Ave. Minneapolis
  • Th June 29th at 1pm
  • Sat July 15th at 10am, Tues July 18th at 10:30am, Th July 27th at 1pm
  • Tues August 1st at 7pm, Tues August 8th at 10:30am, Th August 17th at 1pm, Sat August 19th at 10am

Purple Light Events

  • Testimony & Training Event: August 1 at 7-8:30pm (Meets First Tuesdays of the Month)
    Be trained by those who work with people coming out of the sex industry and hear testimonies of survivors.
  • Source Monthly Prayer Breakfast (Every Third Saturday of the month from 9-10am)
  • Outreach training for those interested in getting involved in Source’s online outreach team: Saturday July 8 at 9am-4pm, or Thursday 7/13, 7/20 and 7/27 at 6:30-8:30pm
    RSVP for Outreach training here.

W.A.R. Event (Women at Risk)

  • Civilian First Responders – The Reality of Sex Trafficking in our Country
  • Saturday August 12th at 9am-4:30pm
  • Lighthouse Christian Church
  • 3285 144th St. SW Rosemount, MN 55068
  • $30 ticket price (includes lunch and materials)
  • WAR has created a special program dedicated to teaching ordinary people how to identify the signs of human trafficking and the safe way to respond.

Pure Desire University

  • November 10-11, 2017, Grace Church, Eden Prairie
  • 2-Day conference designed to equip men, women and students with an understanding of the factors that create and reinforce addictive sexual behavior.
  • Provides a comprehensive understanding and the tools required to develop a ministry to men, women and students.

Off the Streets 5K

  • January 20, 2018
  • Hopefully US Bank Stadium, otherwise Target Field
  • Key areas of focus: raise awareness to the daily realities, amplify the work of and drive support to organizations directly affecting it, inspire community members to innovate and engage in support of the work to help victims and change the system which contributes to supply/demand

International Justice Mission Prayer & Worship Weekend

  • Fri/Sat January 25 or 26, 2018: Main event w/worship, speakers, prayer
  • Sun January 27: Preaching engagements in various TC churches – IJM to help resource and/or provide speakers (as needed/requested – if your church is interested in securing an IJM speaker/preacher, please email speakers requests here.)
  • Mon January 28: Pastors’ breakfast (venue TBD)

Justice Awakening, by ACTION169 & MN Apostolic Network – Call to the Wall

  • February 1-3, Redeeming Love Church
  • A Justice Rally focused on Isaiah 52
  • Get equipped to go out and confront exploitation, including sex exploitation! Training is provided by leaders in the abolitionist movement.
  • Speakers: Catherine French of Elijah Rising, Benji Nolot of Exodus Cry, Danielle Freitag of Action 169, Kjersti Bohrer of Beautiful and Loved.

RESOURCES:

Support Anti-Trafficking Police Operations Through Prayer

  • Join the prayer team text chain
  • Text: Join STT to 43506

Love2Hope Speakers

  • Sean and Kay Levesque, Love 2 Hope
  • Trained traveling speakers available in Twin Cities June, July, August, 2017
  • Request a free speaker – no fees are charged for speakers

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