Your church can rescue slaves. Freedom Sunday 2018 is September 23rd

Internation Justice Mission has set September 23, 2018 as Freedom Sunday.  Now's the time to talk with your church leadership about joining in the Freedom Sunday effort.  IJM's website says: "Freedom Sunday is an invitation for your congregation to learn about slavery and partner with IJM to end it. Dedicate Sunday, September 23 (or pick another Sunday that works for your church!) to ending slavery, and your church can help send rescue to every child, woman and man living in slavery."


IJM further explains: "When your church hosts Freedom Sunday 2018, your congregation will: 

  • SEE THE PROBLEM OF SLAVERY.Slavery still exists. With more than 40 million slaves in the world today, it’s worse than ever.
  • UNDERSTAND GOD’S HEART TO END IT.Your church will learn what it looks like to “seek justice and defend the oppressed” in our world.
  • JOIN THE FIGHT.Invite your congregation to join IJM as Freedom Partners in the fight to end slavery—until all are free!"

Increase awareness and mobilize your congregation!  All the tools you need (video, handouts, promotional items and more) are available at https://www.ijm.org/freedom-sunday-2018/
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Want to learn more about the face of modern-day slavery? Visit http://www.hope4justice.org/the-facts/


ANYONE & EVERYONE CAN HELP


"Postal Worker Called a Hero"


8/4/18: Fox News reports: "A California girl who claims she was trapped in a world of sex trafficking until recently credits a South Sacramento postal worker with her rescue."  Read the storyHERE.


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The next public meeting of Hope4Justice will be in the fall of 2018.  The specific date and information about meeting content will be included in this weekly email as far in advance as possible.


TAKE ACTION

Prostitution isn't fair trade.
Sign the change.org petition against sex trafficking HERE.


HAPPENINGS IN
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When: August 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm
Where: North County Christ the King, Family Room
What: Awareness NIght to learn about trafficking and how pornography fuels trafficking.  Presented by Men of Dignity -- open to all, ages 13 +

When: September 23, 2018, all three services: 9:00am, 11:00 am, 6:30 pm
Where: North County Christ the King
What: Freedom Sunday 2018