Friday, June 5, 2009 | 6:00 pm
Join Dr. Tony
Campolo, Beyond Borders, and Calvary Baptist Church for an Evening of
Hope for Haiti's "Stay-With" Slave Children.
a ninety-minute flight from the United States as many as 300,000
children are trapped in a life of slavery. They are called "stay-with"
children because they live apart from their parents and stay with the
families they serve. Many work every waking hour and face intense
physical, psychological, and sexual abuse.
small but growing movement in Haiti is working to protect these
children, reunite them with their families, and bring an end to child
learn what they are doing and how you can help.
featured speaker, Dr. Tony Campolo, is a highly sought-after speaker,
loved for his entertaining and compelling message. He is a sociologist,
pastor, and author of 35 books.
from Haiti include Helia Lajuenesse and Alina Cajuste, two survivors of
child servitude who will speak of their experience and the struggle to
end this practice.
p.m. Simple Supper in church hall
7:00 p.m. Main Program in the sanctuary, followed by a Dessert Reception
event is free, but space is limited. So register now. Reserved sanctuary seating is
available for groups of eight or more.
Baptist Church is located one block west of the Gallery Place /
Chinatown Metro station at the corner of 8th and H streets, NW.
More information is available here.