Upcoming Events

There are several events each month for you to personally get involved in the fight against human trafficking with our organizations and others. Look over the information below to learn about special events, recurring events, and a master Google calendar of all of the events for you to join.

Special Events

Trafficking Justice Monthly Education

Tuesday, December 10th – (2nd Tuesday of Every Month) | 7–8:30 pm
Christ Presbyterian Church, 6901 Normandale Road, Edina.  Choir Room (down stairwell to left from main lobby)

Speakers: Amanda Casey and Rachel Firkus

For our December meeting, Amanda Casey and Rachel Firkus will be presenting our newly launched Just Advocacy Program. Join us as they share details plus the vision of this program for faith communities across the Twin Cities area.  No Registration is needed. For more information, email Laura at: [email protected]com

Trafficking Justice Monthly Prayer Meeting

Trafficking Justice Prayer Meeting | Thursday, December 5th (1st Thursday of Each Month)
7 pm – Mercy Road Church, 12156 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville, MN 55337

Trafficking Justice’s monthly prayer meeting location is now at Mercy Road Church.

Join us as we come together and pray to the God of Justice for people and organizations in our Minnesota communities, that Jesus would come and heal, rescue, restore, protect, and change the tide of our culture! Nothing we do is as important as this task and opportunity of prayer.  We will have specific requests from multiple organizations around our state involved in this cause. Come and invite a friend!  If you have any questions please contact Tori, our prayer track leader, by email at: [email protected].

Additional Events

November 27th | 5:30-8:30 pm

Urban Ventures Baby Shower

Contact Terri Hands at 612-964-6879

 

Saturday, December 7th | 1-4 pm

Breaking Free Christmas Party

Come join a Christmas celebration with Breaking Free!  Call 651-645-6557 for more information on location.

 

Thursday December 12th | 5-7 pm

Trafficking Justice Chick-Fil-A Fundraiser

Come support Trafficking Justice while eating some yummy chicken. On December 12th between 5-7pm, TJ will receive 20% of the sales which needs to mentioned at the register before you order!

Chick-Fil-A 1200 County Road 42 West, Burnsville, MN 55337

 

Friday December 13th | 7 pm

TreeHouse: Hope and Harmony Christmas Concert

TreeHouse proudly presents its third annual Hope & Harmony Christmas concert to bring hope and a brighter future to teens!  Festive songs of the season by Nashville’s Sidewalk Prophets (Dove Award-winning band), dessert reception, uplifting stories of hope and inspiration.  All proceeds benefit St. Louis Park and future Edina area TreeHouses.
Contact: Annie Downing for more information (952-230-1010).

Christ Presbyterian  Church 6901 Normandale Road, Edina, MN 55435

 

Friday, December 13th (2nd Friday of Every Month) | 5:30 -7:30

Beautiful + Loved (Strip Club Ministry)-Pack & Pray

5:30-6:30 Pack 235 bags for the women and managers who will receive them in the dressing rooms from the trained team the next day

Oak Hills Church, 1570 Yankee Doodle Road, Eagan, MN

Contact: Kjersti Bohrer [email protected]

 

Recurring Events

Trafficking Justice Prayer Meeting

1st Thursday of Each Month | 7 pm
Illumination Church, 12156 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville, MN 55337
Please join us to pray for current needs for many organizations in our communities.
Prayer changes things! For more information, contact [email protected]
 

Source Anti Trafficking Training and Testimony Night

1st Tuesday of Every Month | 7-8:30 pm
2609 Stevens Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55408
Hear from a woman who has come out of trafficking, someone who works with survivors,
and/or someone who does anti-trafficking work. Check Source Anti Trafficking and their Facebook for details about who is speaking each month.
 

Every Man’s Battle

Every Tuesday | 7:00-9:00 pm
Bethlehem Baptist, North Campus, 5151 Program Avenue, D504, Mounds View, MN 55112
The path to purity isn’t easy, but it is possible when God pursues us together with other godly men who face the same temptations and who will come alongside us to encourage us, support us, and hold us accountable. Contact: Tom Smith 612-363-7198
 

A.C.T. United (Anti-Child Trafficking) with Jessica Bartholomew 

2nd & 4th Fridays of Every Month  | 9:30 am 
Church on the Hill, 950 Trumble Street, Chaska, MN 55318
Even One-to-one and biweekly group gatherings in as a confidential, caring and supportive environment. The group-gathering is co-facilitated by our Founder and Lead Training Facilitator, who has over twenty years of experience working with children, teens, and families. There is no fee for participation. At Church on the Hill in Chaska. Contact: Jessica Bartholomew [email protected]
 

Trafficking Justice Monthly Training

2nd Tuesday of Every Month | 7–8:30 pm
Christ Presbyterian Church, 6901 Normandale Rd, Edina
Room 116 (Park in North Parking Lot and go in North Entrance (right door).
Each month we have expert speakers discuss various topics related to sexual exploitation and trafficking.
For more information, contact [email protected]
 

Beautiful and Loved-Pack and Pray

2nd Friday of Every Month | 5:30 – 7:30 pm
We need up to 15 guys and girls to pack 20 bags full of items that Kjersti will have ready for you. She will do a devotion and you all will pray over them and when they will be given out by an experienced team who will deliver them the next night to women in the strip clubs. Contact Kjersti at [email protected]
 

BASE (Bethlehem Against Sexual Exploitation) Monthly Prayer Walks  

2nd Saturday of the Month | 10:00-11:00 am
Meet at downtown campus lobby.
 

Courage Nights for Men  

Courage Night for Men-Accountability group
Illumination Church, 12156 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville, MN 55337
Contact Tim Casey for information on dates & times [email protected]
 

Master Calendar of Events

DONATION NEEDS

Breaking Free – needs Churches to adopt a room each month at their new emergency shelter that opened up September 1st.  They have a house two doors down from their office, that has been refurbished and will house a minimum of 4 women/girls and up to 2 children.   Breaking free has had a drop in center but M-F, 9-5 and some have had to sleep on the porch. They need to finance salaries for trauma informed trauma-bond knowledgeable staff to work 24/5 365. Asking for church groups help sponsor a room each month. Contact Terry Forliti (Executive Director)  [email protected] 612-203-7119 (cell) 651-289-2826 (work)

Devin’s House – is  a sober living home for women, is opening up this September as soon as  they get 8 twin bed sheets and bedspreads, 8 sets of different colored towels,  3 white utility closets and one outside cigarette dispenser.  This is Jenny Gaines second sober living home in less than a year. She is calling it “Devin’s House” as a tribute to her son who recently died in a car accident. It is located at 50th & Washburn Avenue in North Mpls, not far from the Camden House at 49th and Camden.  Contact Jenny Gaines before you purchase anything to see if any other church bought the above items.  [email protected]

Esther Homes – is a transitional housing program for pregnant women and single mothers facing crisis or homelessness.  They need churches to come alongside them.  Contact: 612-284-2952 or [email protected]