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Faith Communities Around the World to Celebrate Freedom Sunday

What is it about the contemporary church today that situates it within the movement to end modern-day slavery? Kevin Austin, Not For Sale’s Director of the Abolitionist Faith Community, explains that “We have been given freedom, so we respond by creating freedom for others through hope-infused, prayer-filled smart activism.”

More than 4,000 churches in 100 countries have already responded to this call to action by registering for Freedom Sunday on February 26, 2012. The message they seek to disseminate is clear: Set the captives free … by praying, fasting, and giving for freedom. Manifested within this global celebration of freedom is the potential for churches to become further engaged in the movement to end human trafficking. Freedom Sunday can transcend the framework of a one-day event and serve as a transformative learning experience for churches to become long-term “agents of redemption.”

Sojourn Community Church in Houston, Texas, is shining a light into the darkness by participating in Freedom Sunday 2012. Using the resources available at www.freedomsunday.org as a guide, Sojourn Community Church is focusing their music, teachings, and other programming efforts to equip church members to become effective and educated abolitionists that execute sustainable strategies.

Join the movement! Click here to register your faith community.

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