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Project Hope: Helping Survivors of Human Trafficking

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From Joyce Meyer:

“Today is Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Hand of Hope is actively working to rescue and restore those trapped in this horrific industry.

“THE SEX SLAVE INDUSTRY—also known as “human trafficking”—is a modern day atrocity that exists far below most of our awareness. We tend to assume it isn’t much of a problem in the United States. But the truth is, human trafficking happens everywhere. And our largest cities, such as Los Angeles, are hubs for trafficking in America.

The facts are shocking. It is estimated there are more than three hundred thousand victims of human trafficking right now in the U.S. alone. Fifty percent of them are under the age of 18. Approximately 10,000 women in Los Angeles are currently trafficked in underground brothels. These victims lose their identity, dignity and hope.

And only one percent are ever rescued.”

Please read more about this important subject by reading this article from Joyce’s website:

Project Hope: Helping Survivors of Human Trafficking

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Epiphany

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Epiphany began Wednesday, January 6, 2016. Epiphany means “manifestation.” On this day we celebrate the revelation of Christ to the Gentiles – that is, to all nations. Some Christian traditions celebrate three (3) great epiphanies on this day: the magi’s adoration of the Christ child, Jesus’ baptism in the Jordan River, and his first miracle, in which he turned water into wine. The word and sacraments are for us the great epiphany of God’s grace and mercy. We go forth to witness to the light that shines brightly in our midst.

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Appeal for Volunteers and Teachers at St. Luke’s Primary School, Adjumani, Uganda

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Our missionary in South Sudan, Pastor Matthew Madit Riak, has put out an invitation YouTube video (link below) appeal for helpers and teachers at the new Primary School for St Luke’s in Adjumani, Uganda . Please prayerfully consider if YOU are called to help this new school. And please SHARE this on your page so God may appeal to others in our community. There are 40+ short-term (2 mos) to long-term (2 yrs) opportunities. Thank you and God bless you!

Appeal for Volunteers and Teachers at St. Luke’s Primary School, Adjumani, Uganda Video

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Find Us on Twitter and Instagram!

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We are pleased to announce that Reformation Lutheran Church is now on Twitter and Instagram!  In addition to our website and Facebook page, we will be communicating to our members on Twitter and Instagram.  We began sharing information on those platforms several weeks ago.

If you’d like to follow us on Twitter and/or Instagram, please follow our accounts below within each application:

Twitter: Our Twitter handle is @CulpeperRLC or http://www.twitter.com/CulpeperRLC.  To follow us on Twitter, sign into your Twitter account on the web or launch the Twitter App on your phone or tablet. Click on the ‘Search’ button, which appears as a magnifying glass.  Type in @CulpeperRLC.  Our account will appear.  Click on the account, then click the ‘Follow’ button.

Instagram: Our Instagram account name is @CulpeperRLC.  To follow us, you must have the Instagram App.  Open the App, click on ‘Search’ button (shown as a magnifying glass, type in ‘@CulpeperRLC’ then click the Search button.  Our account will appear.  Click on the account, then click on the ‘+Follow’ button.