March 17-19: Freedom Weekend

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Presented by Trafficking Justice

Friday Events:

Prayer Breakfast – For Pastors and Ministry Leaders

Friday, March 17
8:30 am – 10:00 am

Christ Presbyterian Church, Edina

Come and join us as we hear from Local and International Anti-Trafficking Leaders and pray for the work of Justice
Don Brewster, Founder and CEO of Agape Intl Missions and seen in various documentaries, including Nefarious.
Cynthia (CC) Terlouw, Executive Director, Terebinth Refuge (past Director, Heartland Girls’ Ranch)
Breakfast provided.

Freedom Weekend Prayer Breakfast

Youth Justice Night

Friday, March 17
7 pm – 9 pm

Hosanna Lutheran Church, Lakeville

High School and Junior High Youth from around the greater metro area are invited to find out how they can become advocates for others who are vulnerable to trafficking and exploitation both here in Minnesota and around the world. Hear from 3 speakers working in Africa, Southeast Asia, and the USA about how teens can make a difference.
Nikole Lim, Africa Outreach
Janine Montgomery, Expert Survivor of DMST, Case Manager with Restoration House of Greater Kansas City
Don Brewster, Founder and CEO of Agape Intl Missions and seen in various documentaries, including Nefarious

Saturday Events:

Understanding and Responding to Sex Trafficking in Minnesota

Saturday, March 18
9 am – 12 noon

Bethlehem Baptist Church, Downtown Minneapolis

Three powerful speakers share about the realities of the sex trade and what we can do to combat trafficking and bring hope and healing to survivors.
David Pinto, Assistant Ramsey County Attorney and MN State Representative
Janine Montgomery, Expert Survivor of DMST, Case Manager with Restoration House of Greater Kansas City
Don Brewster, Founder and CEO of Agape International Missions, Cambodia. Seen inNefarious.

Leadership Networking Session – For Current and Future Leaders of Justice and Anti-Trafficking Organizations

Saturday, March 18
1 pm – 2:30 pm

Bethlehem Baptist Church, Downtown Minneapolis

Interact with and join the discussion as we hear from a panel of seasoned leaders who share their success and challenges in building Justice and Anti-Trafficking organizations.

Pornography: The Lure and Entrapment

Saturday, March 18
7 pm – 9 pm

Trinity Church, Lakeville

Prevention of sex-trafficking must include addressing pornography as it fuels the demand. Porn entices and lures only to entrap and eventually, destroy lives. Join us as Sgt. Grant Snyder, Minneapolis Police Dept. Detective, shares stories and insight into this area of pornography and its tie-in with sex-trafficking. There is freedom. There is hope.
Appropriate for ages 16+

Freedom Sunday Worship Service

Sunday, March 19
10:15 am

Waterbrooke Fellowship, Victoria

Come and worship the God of justice on Freedom Sunday. Don Brewster will give a stirring message about God’s heart for Compassion and Justice, and how the church can be a part of this great movement in our day.

Documentary Film Screenings on Human Trafficking – Various Venues

Sunday, March 19
7 pm – 9 pm

Community of Hope Church, Rosemount
Sojourn Campus Church, U of MN, Minneapolis
Chapel Hill Church, Eagan – plus other churches TBA

Nefarious: Merchant of Souls as well as other documentaries on the subject of human trafficking will be shown at five different churches in the metro area. A detailed list of showing will be published at a later date. A great place for people new to the area of anti-trafficking to learn more about this subject.


October 15, 2012

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