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Protect the Flock 101
October 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Protect the Flock 101: Identifying & Responding to Domestic Abuse in the Church
Tuesday, October 26, 10am-12:30pm EST
North Roxboro Baptist Church, 115 School St, Roxboro, NC 27573
Statistics indicate that one in four women in our churches will experience domestic abuse at some point. These situations are generally very complex, and without proper knowledge, well-meaning helpers can easily do more harm than good. One only needs to watch the news to see that overall our churches have not responded well. Scripture is clear that God’s heart is for the oppressed, and that church leaders are charged with caring well for His sheep (See Ezekiel 34 and Jeremiah 23). Let us help equip you to do just that. Called to Peace Ministries is dedicated to help improve church responses through advocacy and education.
Topics to Be Addressed:
- Definitions and Dynamics of Abuse and Abusers
- Warning Signs and Red Flags
- Listening to and Responding to Abuse
- Common Mistakes Churches Make
- Question and Answer Session
Past Speakers Have Included:
- Joy Forrest, Founder and Executive Director of Called to Peace Ministries
- Omar King, Counselor at Bridgehaven Counseling and CTPM Board Member
- Andre Turrentine, Pastor at Shepherds Well and Church Partnerships Liaison with Called to Peace Ministries
- Jim Upchurch, Pastor at Christ Church Rolesville and Church Partnerships Liaison with Called to Peace Ministries
- Tiffany Lesnik, Attorney, Lesnik Law Firm, CTPM Board Member
Cost: FREE (Donations welcome)
A link will be provided to you when it is available after registration if you wish to attend online.
Called to Peace Ministries’ twofold mission is:
1) to provide practical assistance and counsel to individuals affected by domestic abuse and
2) to educate organizations & helpers to better respond to these crises through education and mentoring.
Learn more at www.calledtopeace.org